Results



22nd Annual Texas State Japanese Language Speech Contest

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Herring Hall, Rice University

Presented by

The Consulate-General of Japan at Houston
The Japan-America Society of Houston
The Japanese Association of Greater Houston
The Japanese Teachers Association of Texas


Supported by

The Japan-America Society of Greater Austin
The Japan-America Society of San Antonio

The Japan Foundation
The Japan Business Association of Houston
Japanese Association of Dallas
Mrs. LaVerl Dailey
Mr. Carl Rosa
Kaminari Taiko of Houston
Kinokuniya Bookstores of San Francisco
JTB USA, Inc.

Continental Airlines
Rice University

Gondo Company


Contest Judges

Dr. Toshimatsu Matsumoto, Chairman of the Japanese Language Speech Contest in Texas
Mr. Takahiko Watabe, Acting Consul-General of Japan at Houston
Dr. Daniel Watanabe, Japan-America Society of Houston
Mr. Yoichi Ueno, Japanese Association of Greater Houston
Mr. Makoto Kimura, Japan Business Association of Houston
Professor Hiroko Sato, Rice University, Houston
Prof.Yayoi Takeuchi, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
Prof.Tatsuko Nakamoto, Univeristy of Houston, Houston, Texas
Ms. Kako Ito, Japan-America Society of Greater Austin, Austin, Texas
Ms. Chihiro Legris, Saint Anthony Catholic High School, San Antonio

Announcement of Winners and Award Presentation

Division I : Mr. Gregory Crowe, President JASH
Division II : Mr. Shinji Takechi, President JAGH
Division III : Mr. Makoto Kimura, JBA
Division IV : Dr. Toshimatu Matsumoto, Chairman
Division V : Mr. Takahiko Watabe, Consulate


Photo by Consulate-General of Japan at Houston

Winners of the 22nd Texas Speech Contest:

DIV.
Name
School             Area
Speech Title
DIV I    
Poetry Recitation
1 Hayley Nelson
Claudia T. Johnson HS, San
Antonio

「手」 川崎洋
2 Lisa Trieu Richardson HS, Dallas 「手」 川崎洋
3 De'Ja Wilson Roosevelt HS, San Antonio 「手」 川崎洋

DIV II
   
Poetry Recitation
1 Andrew Kim

Seven Lakes HS, Houston

「贈る言葉」 高田鉄矢
2 Tristan Arizara Creekview HS, Dallas 「贈る言葉」 高田鉄矢
3 Ji-Woon Park Lib.Arts & Sci.Academy,
Austin
「贈る言葉」 高田鉄矢

DIV III
     
1 Daniel Hwang Creekview HS, Dallas 初心
2 Hanbi Liu Bellaire HS, Houston あきらめないで
3

Clifford Williams

Newman Smith HS, Dallas 何もしない

DIV IV
     
1 Sin-Yeong Kim Newman Smith HS, Dallas 日本語と韓国語の敬語について
2 Nick Zagone The Woodlands HS, Houston 侍言葉
3 Marisa Oxley Creekview HS, Dallas

Renewed Self


DIV V
     
1 Namsu Kim

Univ.of Texas, Austin

Reading Encouragement
2 Dee Guo Baylor University, Waco Asian Kung-Fu Generation's Song
3 Min Ji Oh Texas A & M University How to make a good smile


Special Prize



Winner of Consul-General of Japan Prize

Daniel Hwang,Creekview HS , Dallas
Winner of JAGH Scholarship $1,000
Sin-Yeong Kim, Newman Smith HS, Dallas
Winner of a round-trip airplane ticket to Japan Namsu Kim, Univ.of Texas, Austin

22 nd Texas Japanese Language Speech Contest Prize

  First Place
Second Place Third Place
Division I Trophy
Check $70
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Anime DVD (Totoro)
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan
Gift from JTB,USA
Japan Fest T shirt

Trophy
Check $35
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan

Trophy
Check $25
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan
Division II Trophy
Check $70
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Anime DVD (Sprited Away)
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan
Gift from JTB,USA
Japan Fest T shirt

Trophy
Check $35
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan
Trophy
Check $25
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan
Division III

Trophy
Check $70
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Anime DVD (Ponyo)
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan
Gift from JTB,USA
Japan Fest T shirt

Trophy
Check $35
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan
Trophy
Check $25
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan
Division IV

Trophy
Check $70
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan
Gift from JTB,USA
Japan Fest T shirt
Round trip ticket to LA

Trophy
Check $35
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan
Round trip ticket to LA
Trophy
Check $25
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan
Division V

Trophy
Check $70
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan
Gift from JTB,USA
Japan Fest T shirt
Round trip ticket to Japan

Trophy
Check $35
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan

Trophy
Check $25
Kaminari Taiko DVD
Gift from Cons. Gen. of Japan



The winners of First and Second Place in Division IV will participate in the Aurora National Japanese Speech Contest
in Los Angeles on May 28, 2011.

All participants who received Recognition of Merit will receive 22nd Speech Contest DVD and Speech Contest T-shirt.


updated 3/15/11