|Award recipient learns more than another language|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Fiore Marina has been studying Spanish since the third grade, and she has gotten really good at it in two short years.
A fifth-grader at Durbin Creek Elementary School, Marina was recently named Florida Foreign Language Association Elementary Scholar of the Year.
Marina studies Spanish with the Language Exploration Enrichment (LEE) program under instructor Johanna Santinho who nominated her for the award along with Maria Janet Robles, the administrator for curriculum.
Marina says learning a world language helps her understand culture, music and sports.
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