2021 Illinois High School Translation Competition Results



The European Union Center is pleased to announce the results of the 2021 Illinois High School Translation Competition. Thirty-five students from 23 schools in Illinois participated in the competition and translated a 450-700-word text from Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, or Swedish into English. The EU Center would like to commend the participants for their interest in language study and translation and thank the 10 judges who scored the submissions. Congratulations to the following students who received first place and honorable mentions, and we look forward to celebrating your achievement at an award ceremony hosted by the Consulate General of Italy and Italian Cultural Center in Chicago on November 4, 2021!

Greek-English Division

Winner: Michaela Tamamidis, Glenbrook North High School

Honorable mention: Angeliki Stratakos, Glenbrook South High School

Honorable mention: Vasiliki Karalis, Geneva Community High School

Hebrew-English Division

Winner: Shiri Epstein, Glenbrook North High School

Honorable mention: Dina Shukhman, Niles North High School

Italian-English Division

Winner: Vittoria Gallina, Naperville Central High School

Honorable mention: Marco Atallah, Glenbrook North High School

Honorable mention: Noah La Nave, University Laboratory High School

Polish-English Division

Winner: Natalie Juszczyk, East Leyden High School

Honorable mention: Gabriela Carpenter, Addison Trail High School

Honorable mention: Adrian Sojka, Argo Community High School

Swedish-English Division

Winner: Daniel Odicho, Glenbrook South High School