Three WP students earn Seal of Biliteracy
atilda Malcolm, Jeimy Martinez and George Lee have been awarded the The Nebraska International Languages Association Seal Of Biliteracy in Spanish and English.
NILA says the award given to students who have attained proficiency in English and at least one other language by high school graduation. Appearing on the transcript of the graduating senior, the Seal Of Biliteracy is a statement of accomplishment for gaining competency in two or more languages and is viewed as an asset when applying for a job or for college admission.
Malcolm and Martinez graduated in May. Lee is entering his senior year.
Former WP teacher Jennifer Loker said all three students worked hard in her Spanish Classes.
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