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Ninth Annual MTSU
Linguistics Olympiad

Do you like . . .

…solving word puzzles?
…tackling linguistic challenges?
…deciphering coded messages?

If so, join students from across Tennessee at this year’s MTSU Linguistics Olympiad. 

Compete for medals and prizes, play word games, and meet other budding linguists.

When: Saturday, March 21, 2015

Where: BAS Building, MTSU

Cost: $15

Click here to view the 2015 Olympiad Flyer

2008 MTSU Linguistics Olympiad Results

The winners in the high school individual competition were: Jomya Lei, Ravenwood High School, first place; Amanda Cain of Siegel High School and YooJin Sohn of Ravenwood High School, second place (tie); and Adrienne Sands of Ravenwood High School, third place.

In the high school team competition, the winners were: Riverdale High School (Heidi Klumpe, Lauren Rigsby, Anna Smith and Jade Watts), first place; Siegel High School (Rob Fults, Dana Lea, Jill Michaelson and Jared Peck), second place; and Siegel High School (Phillip Black, Matthew Clayton, Sara Nasab and Kim Miller), third place.

In the middle school team competition, the winners were: Blackman Middle School (Brooklynne Bell, Meggan Marvin, Shelby Scott and Lina Whitaker), first place; Greenway School (Timothy Blackwell and Jonah Diegel), second place; and Blackman Middle School (Taylor Fitzpatrick, Greer Kimbell and Micah Haskins) and Greenway School (Sarah Margaret Huthinson and Blaire Toedte), third place (tie).