Congratulations to Anthony Burtman, an EAS major who won the First Place at the Advanced level in the Chinese Bridge Southwest U.S. Preliminary Contest, held at UA campus, April 28. Participants from Arizona, New Mexico and Texas competed in the event. Anthony gave an eloquent speech on the theme “One World; One Family”, citing his experience of studying Chinese medicine in Henan and drinking tea in the Ali Mountain in Taiwan. He also performed a musical piece. “Galloping Horses”, with the Chinese instrument Erhu in the talent show. Anthony will compete in the second round of Chinese Bridge competition in China this summer.
Olivia Bowers from UA won the Third Place at the Intermediate level, and Kianny Calvo received an Honorable Mention.
Thanks to Xia Zhang and Jingjing Xu, who spent much time helping students with their speeches.