MIT students left to right: Amber Wang, '24, Kingston Lew, '27, and Larry Shi '25

MIT students participated in the 5th New England Korean Speech Contest held on April 6 at Boston College, hosted by the NEACKE (New England Association of College Korean Educators) and sponsored by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea.

We are delighted to announce that two of the students won prizes at the Intermediate level.

  • Kingston Lew, class of ’27 in Computer Science, Economics, and Data Science (Course 6-14) (Korean IV), received the First Runner-Up award in the Intermediate level.
  • Amber Wang, class of ’24, Computer Science and Engineering major (Korean IV), was awarded Second Runner-Up in the Intermediate level.

This annual contest is for the Korean language programs at colleges in New England, including Boston College, Brandeis University, Brown University, Harvard University, MIT, Mount Holyoke College, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Wellesley College.