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Cecilia Medyna Receives Excellence in French Prize

The Alliance Française of Greenwich's annual award ceremony was held this year on May 16, 2011 in Greenwich Connecticut.

This year's recipient, Cecilia Medyna, a Romance Languages major with concentrations in French and Italian who has a 3.919 GPA, wrote two senior theses -- one in French and one in Italian. In 2011-2012, she will teach English to French students in Lyon, France, as part of the Teaching Assistant Program in France sponsored by the Educational Affairs Program of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.

Pictured here left to right: Cecilia Medyna, '11, Alliance Française of Greenwich Excellence in French Language Prize recipient, Professor Binita Mehta, chair French Department, and Gail Covney, co-president of the Alliance Française of Greenwich, CT.