Perse pupils strike gold in national linguistics olympiad
8 Mar 2021
Six Perse students have made it through to Round 2 of the UK Linguistics Olympiad (UKLO) after claiming gold medals in the opening stage.
Barnaby Colvin (Upper Sixth), Toby Collins (Lower Sixth), Daniel Chen, Eos Liao (both Year 11), Sourish Sharma and Vishrut Pisupati (both Year 10) will be hoping for more success in the prestigious competition later this month, with places in the national team for the International Linguistics Olympiad up for selection.
A record number of 39 Perse students entered the UKLO this year with 19 winning medals, including Neelkantha Mukherjee, who earned a silver despite only being in Year 9.