New Release, St. Mary’s Ryken High School

St. Mary’s Ryken seniors are able to earn a Seal of Biliteracy award at graduation by demonstrating proficiency in two or more languages.The knowledge exhibited by biliteracy enables our students to show evidence of skills that are attractive to colleges and future employers.

Seal of Biliteracy 19

Congratulations to the following students for earning a Seal of Biliteracy:

  • Bryan Jones                      
  • Euikwang “Josh” Kim
  • Youngseo “Hannah” Kwon
  • Fengwei “Stark” Liu
  • Amanda Long                 
  • Ana Carolina Lopes
  • Catherine Nguyen
  • Tyara Nguyen                    
  • Junsu Park
  • Sarah Walls                       
  • Silu “Wendy” Wang
  • Weichun “Chris” Xu         
  • Mufeng “Kastier Zhou

Currently, 36 states (including Maryland) and Washington DC, as well as numerous private institutions have approved the Seal of Biliteracy.Read more about this national effort to recognize students with excellent language skills at

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...