Three Jemtegaard Middle School students were winners in the 27th Annual Japanese Speech Contest held April 18 in Portland. Winners of Middle School Division 1 were first place, Imagen Huey; second place, Brandon MacArthur; and third place, Monty Scott.
The competition is organized by the Consular Office of Japan for students studying Japanese language in high school, middle school and immersion programs in Oregon and SW Washington. There were 22 students participating from 10 schools.
Awards were presented by Consul General Hiroshi Furusawa.