Ashley Hsiung, Clements 9th Grade Student, recently took home the 3rd place award in the Advanced level of the 22nd Annual Chinese Speech Contest sponsored by the Global Federation of Chinese Business Women in Southern U.S.A. The speech contest is open to all public and private schools with Chinese programs as well as weekend Chinese schools in the Houston metropolitan area. The contestants are many and the contest is highly competitive. As a freshman, Ashley is the youngest student placed in the top three of the Advanced group, the highest level of competition. Congratulations to Ashley for her outstanding accomplishment!