Saturday, August 17, 2019

Current, Former Dragons Win Chinese Competition

Results for this year’s World Chinese Bridge Competition are in and this year, Carroll Senior Neha Jain and Carroll graduate Drew Korschun won first place as a team. Both students also received second-place individual awards. The team took eighth place in internet popularity voting. Both students also won full scholarship to study in China for a year — including tuition, air fare, accommodation and the Chinese Bridge ambassador title.

The week-long World Chinese Bridge Competition is held in Kunming, China. Students compete in a written test on Chinese language and culture, speech, Chinese talent performance, and impromptu Chinese cultural tasks. Winners were selected based on three categories: individual performance, team performance and online popularity.

The competition was broadcast on CCTV4 (Central China Television Station 4.)