On March 23, Harker had several winners at the 27th annual Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer Spanish Poetry Contest, held at Eastside College Preparatory High School in East Palo Alto. First place winners were Kirsten Herr, Gr. 9, for the Spanish 3 category and Rashmi Sharma, Gr. 11, for Spanish 4. Taking second place in Spanish 5 was senior Shubha Guha, with freshman Sharanya Haran earning the number two spot in Spanish 2. Lauren Pinzás, Gr. 9, finished third in the Native Speaker category, and fellow ninth grader Nicole Dalal took third in the Spanish 1 category.
Students were required to memorize and present a dramatic interpretation of a poem of approximately 25 lines in Spanish. Their Spanish teachers Isabel García, Diana Moss and Abel Olivas accompanied Them to the event, and outstanding presentations were given by all participants. ¡Felicidades!