UVA Students Won Mid-Atlantic Korean Speech Contest!

Wednesday, May 18, 2022


The Korean Program is proud to announce the results of the first Mid-Atlantic Korean Speech Contest organized by George Washington University and held on April 22, 2022.

There was a total of twenty-six participants in three proficiency levels from eleven universities:

American University
George Mason University
Georgetown University
George Washington University
Johns Hopkins University
Pennsylvania State University
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Virginia

The three UVA students who participated in the contest demonstrated their outstanding Korean language skills. The judges, contestants, and audience were very impressed by our students’ speeches, and we would like to recognize our students for their excellent performance.

Christine Kim received the certificate of achievement in Level 1, Anusha Choudhary won first place (Gold Prize, $800) in Level 2, and Christine Jiwon Yu won second place (Silver Prize, $500) in Level 3.

Listed below are the three participants’ speech titles and levels.

Christine Kim (KOR 2020)
Speech Title: Deciding a Major (전공 결정)
Level 1: Personal Experience

Anusha Choudhary (KOR 3020)
Speech Title: Cyber Culture in Korea and its Global Influence (한국의 사이버문화와 세계적 영향)
Level 2: Informative Speech/Opinion

Christine Jiwon Yu (KOR 4020)
Speech Title: Another life-saving noble death (또 하나의 생명을 살리는 고귀한 죽음)
Level 3: Persuasive Speech

We congratulate our UVA participants on their outstanding achievements!