Congratulations students and staff. Benowa just awarded 1st overall globally in the Language Perfect World Championships.
Once again, Benowa SHS students have done both themselves and the school proud, dedicating over 2,000 hours online during the seven days of the Championships this year. Together, our students completed over 2.2 million questions across several different languages. The results are
1st overall globally out of 1, 644 schools!
French, we placed 1st in the world outright;
Spanish, 1st in Queensland, 5th in Australia and 9th overall;
Japanese, 3rd in Queensland, 9th in Australia and 10th overall;
Italian, 3rd in Queensland, 31st in Australia and 32nd overall;
Malay and Latin (which we do not teach at the school), an amazing 9th and 16th overall, respectively.
Of the over 153, 200 students participating, we had Asuka I. place 4th and Natalie N. place 5th. What an amazing effort girls! Congratulations to all students who participated, and to the teachers who supported them.