Afra Kamal, a senior majoring in Public Health Sciences, received the Highest Standing Award for the intermediate division at the 2nd Midwest Korean Speech Contest on April 17, 2021. Forty-eight students representing nineteen different schools participated in the virtual contest, and Afra's speech on a Korean emotion known asĀ jeongĀ was selected for the top honor from a pool of seventeen students in her division. A student in the Korean Language Program since Fall 2019, Afra will be awarded a scholarship to study Korean at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul.

Congratulations, Afra!