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Student places 2nd at Chinese Bridge Competition


Published on Apr 28, 2016

Courtney Fair, an Asian Studies minor, won second place at the 15th annual Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition in Dallas, Texas, sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education. In this competition, college students test their mastery of the Chinese language. Fourteen college students from eight southern states participated in this competition, and one student was picked for the first prize, two for second, and three for third. Courtney will have an opportunity to travel to Beijing this summer to see the final international Chinese Bridge Competition in Beijing this summer.

student with competition officials

From left to right: Mr. Yiqun Zhang, Education Counselor of Chinese Consulate General in Houston; Courtney C Fair; and Mr. Yumin Zhao, Deputy Consul General of Chinese Consulate General in Houston