Student Achievement

Student Achievement

Student Achievement
Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

National Japanese Exam (NJE) 2020

More than 1,000 Japanese language learners from middle school to college, including over a dozen at Penn, participated in this proficiency-oriented, standards-based online test in April – during emergency remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please join us for congratulating our students on their high achievement, which was recognized and awarded by the American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ)! These students have agreed to share their photos on our site.


Tiffany Chang (JPAN 112)
Gold Award recipient (Level 3)

Lilian Chen (JPAN 022)
Silver Award recipient (Level 3)

Eileen Gao (JPAN 112)
Gold Award recipient (Level 3)

Alex Kalbach (JPAN 112)
Gold Award recipient (Level 3)

Shuyun Yang (JPAN 022)
Gold Award recipient (Level 3)
Ranked #1 nationwide!

Maika Pereira (JPAN 012)
Bronze Award recipient (Level 2)
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Spring 2020: Kaikin Sho (Perfect Attendance Award)
Awarded to the students who completed the course without being absent, even after we shifted to remote learning!


Fall 2019: Kaikin Sho (Perfect Attendance Award)
Awarded to the students who completed the course without being absent.



We’d like to highlight the success of the students who took NJE this spring:
“GOLD” Award Recipients:
1.  Ms. Christine Fu (NJE College Regular: Level 3)

2. Ms. Barbara Chen (NJE College Regular: Level 3)
3.  Mr.  Xiaoxin Tang (NJE College Regular: Level 2)

“SILVER” Award Recipients:
1.  Ms. Tiffany Wong (NJE College Regular: Level 3)
2. Ms.  Wesley Chow (NJE College Regular: Level 3)

“BRONZE” Award Recipients:
1.  Ms. Vivian Jair (NJE College Regular: Level 3)
2. Ms.  Kaitlyn Ugoretz (NJE College Regular: Level 3)

“HONORABLE MENTION” Award Recipients:
1.  Mr. Julian Roessler (NJE College Regular: Level 3)
2. Ms.  Ivy Tse (NJE College Regular: Level 2)
3.  Mr. Roger Lee (NJE College Regular: Level 2)
4. Ms.  Janis Ripoll (NJE College Regular: Level 2)
5. Mr. John Evans (NJE College Regular: Level 2)
Congratulations to You All!!!

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National Japanese Exam (NJE) 2014

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1.  Ms. Camille Yuki Knapp: ranked #1 nationwide and received “GOLD” medal/certificate from AATJ.(took NJE Level 3- 2nd year Japanese language student)

 

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2.  Ms. Tanya Datta: ranked #1 nationwide and received “GOLD” medal/certificate from AATJ.(took NJE Level 3- 2nd year Japanese language student)

 

 

 

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3. Mr. Samuel Miner: received “BRONZE” Level Certificate (70-79 Percentile).(took NJE Level 2- 1st year Japanese language student)

 

 

 

Big Congratulations!!! We are very proud of your achievement!!!
(Photos taken @ Award Ceremony in conjunction with PANEL ON STUDENT CAREER AND INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES IN JAPAN on Friday, October 17th, 2014)

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