Student of Japanese Wins Language Speech Contest

Shiyuan Song with his certificate

On February 10, Shiyuan Song in JPN202 (coached by Mariko Kawaguchi) won 1st place in the lower college division (1-2 years of study) of the Michigan Japanese Language Speech Contest.  Now in its 29th year, the Speech Contest is organized by the Consulate General of Japan in Detroit and the Japanese Teachers Association of Michigan.  The highly competitive contest invites high school and university students from all over Michigan to present original speeches in Japanese.