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Freshman Jia Jin Xu Brings Home Two First Place Trophies


On April 28 in Seattle, the Confucius Institute of the State of Washington (CIWA) and University of Washington (UW) Department of Asian Languages and Literature hosted the 17th annual Chinese Proficiency Competition for College Students.

Chinese professor, Yuanxia Liu, took her first- and second-year Chinese students to participate.

Jia Jin Xu, a CWU student, won first place overall as well as first place in the Best Knowledge of China competition.

Yuanxia Liu and first place winner Jia Jin Xu pose with first place trophies.

Jia is a freshman at CWU and this is her second year studying Mandarin Chinese.

Congratulations, Jia!

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