Congratulations to Samuel Kim, a student in JPNS 2001 with Sasaki-sensei, received 3rd place in the final round of this year's competitive J.LIVE Talk Japanese speech contest. JLIVE (Japanese Learning Inspired Vision and Engagement) Talk is a college level Japanese Language speech competition that emphasizes a comprehensive range of learned communication skills. The contest was hosted by the George Washington University on Sunday, November 11, 2018. For more information on the contest click on the following link: https://eall.columbian.gwu.edu/2018-finalists.