Three Molalla grads earn seal of biliteracy
Three Molalla High School seniors graduating in the Class of 2021 have an extra honor to go with their diplomas.
Seniors Ariana Cortes-Giron, Odalys Gutierrez-Sanchez and Lizbeth Beteran-Munoz have earned the Oregon State Seal of Biliteracy.
To qualify for the seal, students must meet all graduation requirements and show proficiency in a partner language in four domains: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
These three students met or exceeded all requirements, according to Associate Principal Sara Bean, showing proficiency in the Spanish language.
As a result, Bean said they will have a notation on their official high school transcript signifying their status as a Seal of Biliteracy bearer; receive a certificate from the State of Oregon recognizing their achievement; have the Seal of Biliteracy affixed to their high school diplomas; and be recognized at the graduation ceremony with a medal and a special notation in the program of events.
"The staff, students and entire Molalla High School community extend our sincere congratulations to these students for this great achievement," Bean said.
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