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Villa Madonna Senior Awarded Spanish Scholarship

Villa Madonna Academy High School senior Mary Wurtz has received a scholarship from the Spanish National Honor Society, sponsored by the AATSP - The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. 

Wurtz of Crestview Hills applied by writing an essay in Spanish dealing with how she plans to use her Spanish after high school.  She had to record a three-minute interview in Spanish on the importance of learning another language. 

The scholarship also takes into account service in the Hispanic community, grades in Spanish classes as well as a high academic standing in general.

- Staff report/Photo: Mary Wurtz (provded)