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State Seal of Biliteracy Awarded to 39 Richland One Students

Thirty-nine Richland One students have earned the South Carolina Seal of Biliteracy, an honor recognizing students who have met the proficiency requirements in English and at least one other world language before graduating. Those languages include Spanish, French, German, Latin, Mandarin, American Sign Language, Russian, Arabic and Hebrew.

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) ranks the proficiency levels as follows: Intermediate Mid (bronze), Intermediate High (silver), or Advanced Low (gold). There are 13 Richland One students with Silver and 26 with Bronze distinctions.

The names, school, language, grade and level of proficiency of each student are listed below.

NAMES

SCHOOL

LANGUAGE

GRADE

SEAL OF BILITERACY

1.       Jennifer Lopez Aguilar

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Silver

2.       Perla Diaz

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Silver

3.       Orie Lindler

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Silver

4.       Kristopher Mattox

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Silver

5.       Alejandro  Miranda Jr.

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Silver

6.       Mateo Nicolini

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Silver

7.       Georgia  Richter

A.C. Flora High School

French

12

Silver

8.       Jacob Springs

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Silver

9.       Tatiana Favian Velasco

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Silver

10.   Anna Young

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Silver

11.   America Elox

Columbia High School

Spanish

11

Silver

12.   Lizbeth Lopez

Columbia High School

Spanish

12

Silver

13.   Lizbeth Ruiz Ojeda

Lower Richland High School

Spanish

11

Silver

14.   Meghan Bove

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

15.   Dorian Britt

A.C. Flora High School

French

12

Bronze

16.   Harrison Caspino

A.C. Flora High School

German

12

Bronze

17.   Kristina Chambers

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

18.   John Condon

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

19.   Dalila Dothe-Quezada

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

20.   Chikamso Ekechukwu

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

21.   Armando Garcia-Ramirez

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

22.   Kathryn Horton

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

23.   Maria Peraza

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

24.   Tina-Maria Sandoval

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

25.   Kathryn Ann Scott

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

26.   Eva Shealy

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

27.   Rayan Ulilish

A.C. Flora High School

Arabic

12

Bronze

28.   Keja Wright-Thompson

A.C. Flora High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

29.   Amy  Arellano

Dreher High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

30.   Ariel Barrientos

Dreher High School

Spanish

11

Bronze

31.   Xavier Harris

Dreher High School

German

11

Bronze

32.   Jack Lamey

Dreher High School

Latin

11

Bronze

33.   Francesca  Melia

Dreher High School

Spanish

11

Bronze

34.   Lourdes Sinisterra

Dreher High School

Spanish

11

Bronze

35.   Melany Cruz-Tapia

Eau Claire High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

36.   Annalia Grygoriychuk

Eau Claire High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

37.   Vanessa Encarnacion-Ortiz

Lower Richland High School

Spanish

11

Bronze

38.   Ashley Gamboa-Clara

Lower Richland High School

Spanish

11

Bronze

39.   Amando Ortiz

Lower Richland High School

Spanish

12

Bronze

 

 

 

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