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Nineteen Cherokee High School Students Show Mastery of Russian Language in Olympiada of Spoken Russian Competition

The competition consisted of categories from Russian history and culture; poetry recitation; and conversations related to family, school and sports.

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Marlton, NJ – Cherokee Russian language students participated (virtually) in the Delaware Valley Olympiada hosted by Temple University on March 23, 2021.

The Olympiada of Spoken Russian is an annual competition for high school students held throughout the United States from February through May.

The competition consisted of categories from Russian history and culture; poetry recitation; and conversations related to family, school, and sports.

Our students prepared months in advance for this unique and enjoyable event. It is with great pride we announce that 10 students received gold medals, 8 received silver medals and 1 student was awarded a bronze medal.

About LRHD

The Lenape Regional High School District’s four high schools – Lenape, Shawnee, Cherokee, and Seneca – as well as the Sequoia Alternative Program, educate approximately 6,850 students from eight communities in Burlington County.

The communities served include Evesham, Medford, Medford Lakes, Mount Laurel, Shamong, Southampton, Tabernacle, and Woodland.

The Lenape Regional District is among the highest-achieving districts in the state, with an average graduation rate of 98% and an average combined SAT score of 1139.

A leader in progressive education, the LRHSD’s mission is to develop physically and emotionally healthy students who excel in an ever-changing
world.

To view the list of students who received medals in greater detail, click the image below:

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