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Students Earn Spoken Russian Olympiada Honors

March 11, 2015

Communications Staff

Four Oberlin recipients of Olympiada awards

Four Oberlin students earned awards at the 5th annual Undergraduate Olympiada of Spoken Russian at Kent State University on Saturday, February 28. At the advanced level, William Watkins and Andrew Wise placed first and second, respectively. At the intermediate level, Oliver Okun and Katherine Dye placed first and third, respectively. Pictured here from left to right are: Andrew Wise, William Watkins, Faculty-in-Residence Maia Solovieva, Fulbright Teaching Assistant Anya Solovieva, Katherine Dye, and Oliver Okun. This photo was submitted by Thomas Newlin, chair and associate professor of Russian.

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