Chinese language students shine at video competition
N.Y. (April 18, 2019) -- Students in teacher Hua Lin’s Chinese classes
at Albany High School rocked it at the recent Capital Region Chinese
Language Video Competition sponsored by the Confucius Institute at the
University of Albany.
Criscione and sophomores Noah Graber and Mark Manantan won first prize
for their rendition of the pop song
对不起我的中文不好/Sorry My Chinese Isn't So
Good. Check out their award-winning performance
Other winning performances by Lin’s students
Chinese 4 students and seniors Sydney Hardy, Ester
Hnin Hnin, Zachary Maycock, Su Meh and Isabel O’Brien (pictured at
right) won third prize prize for reciting the classic Chinese story
Chinese 1 students
and freshmen Naw Htoo and Zaimaya Watkins received an honor award for
their Chinese idiom story
对牛弹琴/Play the Lute for the Bull.
Ester Hnin Hnin
also received an honor award for her original story:
马，狗，兔子的中秋节/The Horse, the Dog and the
Rabbit's Moon Festival.
Winners received trophies and T-shirts at an
awards ceremony on April 13 at UAlbany.
Congratulations to all!
The mission of the City School District of
Albany is to educate and prepare all students for
college and career, citizenship and life, in partnership with our
diverse community. The district serves
students in 18
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High