Students from the Korean 102 class at Boise State competed in both presentational and interpersonal speaking skills at the Fifth Annual Korean Language Speaking Contest, organized by Yookyung Lee, an instructor of Korean in the Department of World Languages.
Haewon Cho, director of the Korean Language Program at the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations in University of Pennsylvania, Jae Hyeon Ryu, president of the Idaho Korean Association and an associate professor from the University of Idaho evaluated contestants and chose the three winners and one honorable mention.
The Consulate of the Republic of Korea in Seattle sponsors award certificates and generous prizes for the winners and all the participants. The first place winner received the Award of the Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Seattle from Seo, Eunji.
- Award of the Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Seattle: Chithkala Dhulipati
- Second place: Thomas Lonowski
- Third place: Brilynne Funderburg
- Honorable Mention: Kayleigh Kadrmas