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Earning College Credits, Tommies Excel on Language Exam
Friday, June 01, 2018 10:55 AM

 Platinum-level winner Amina Ali (center right) and Gold-level winners Edwin Alvarado Ortega (back row center left), Abdikafi Jama (back row right), Nesteho Mahdi (front row left), Hamzi Azed (back row right), Kadra Mahamud (front row center left), Abdulahi Abdulahi (back row center right), and Mai Kao Xiong (front row right)
Platinum-level winner Amina Ali (center right) and Gold-level winners Edwin Alvarado Ortega (back row center left), Abdikafi Jama (back row right), Nesteho Mahdi (front row left), Hamzi Azed (back row right), Kadra Mahamud (front row center left), Abdulahi Abdulahi (back row center right), and Mai Kao Xiong (front row right)

This past March, over 90 Edison students took the Minnesota Bilingual Seal, a language proficiency examination that awards college credits to those who attain high marks.  Multi-lingualism is the norm at Edison, and the Biliingual Seal -- along with the IB language programs -- provides an opportunity for students to show their skills.  Special praise must be given to the students who scored Platinum and Gold Levels, respectiviely earning four and three semesters of college credit.  These students include: Platinum-level winner Amina Ali and Gold-level winners Edwin Alvarado Ortega, Abdikafi Jama, Nesteho Mahdi, Hamzi Azed, Kadra Mahamud, Abdulahi Abdulahi, and Mai Kao Xiong.  For a full list of students who took the exam, open the document below.