The 16 Annual All-USA High School Japanese Speech Contest

The 16th Annual All-USA High School Japanese Speech Contest was held on Saturday, May 25, 2019

The fourteen finalists who participated in the event were selected
from among the top finishers of regional Japanese language speech contests
held across the United States.

1st Place
Zane Marcus Adlam
「My Promise with Grandma」
Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, CA, 11th Grade

2nd Place:
Mikhail Tupaz
Notre Dame High School 10th Glade
「音楽の旅」/”Music Journey"

3rd Place
Hyerin Noh
Crean Lutheran High School, Irvine, CA, 11th Grade
「Society and Grace」
「七年ぶりの帰郷」/"Return in 7 years "

Audience Award
Bryanna Lynette Mendez
Salinas High School, Salinas, CA, 12th Glade
「メンタル戦争」/"Mental War"

Adlam will represent the U.S.A. students at the 24th Japanese Speech Award (International High School Japanese Language Speech Contest)
which will be held in Japan in July, 2019.