Farragut High School’s cultural heritage & foreign language classes celebrate World Culture Night 2022

  • French Club members, from left, are Suzan Mustafa, Kara Haynes, Olivia Layman, Samantha Garner and Logan Mitchell - Tammy Cheek

  • Tiyanna Dudley, left, and William Cabaniss - Tammy Cheek

  • From left, Walker Ragan, Lochan Nolan and Dane Skinner - Tammy Cheek

  • From left, Rebecca Garza, Amelia Sandoval, Natalie Wood and Amaya Pride - Tammy Cheek

  • Revised DSC_3050 Back row, from left, are Tina Rotar, Ethan Austin, Nikita Yang and Hana Nguyen. Front row, from left, are Michelle Lian, Kristine Le, Ivy Zhang and Summer Wu - Tammy Cheek

About 100 students and family members turned out to celebrate Farragut High School’s

cultural heritage and foreign language classes during World Culture Night 2022

in the school’s Commons Thursday, April 7.

The event was made possible by FHS world language and art departments along with French,

German and Spanish honor societies, the Asian Culture Club and the Origami Club.

The evening started with students visiting various foreign language booths and the booth for

Flagship FIRST Robotics, which competes with other schools around the region and nation,

and the refreshments table, which featured foods from various countries.

It culminated with a program, emceed by Sophia Cook and Cathy Horwege, of raffle prizes and entertainment, which included Lucy Zhou and Ivy Zhang, who sang a Chinese song; a Ghainain drum solo by Wayne Bediako, father of student Selom Bediako; the Duhaime-Prince Igo Trombone Quartet, which included A.J. Duhaime, Alex Souther, Thinh Ho and Drew Tucker; Sumin Son and Yeon Cho singing a Korean song; Flagship Robotics members, Hayden Toon, Aaron Boehm and Pragya Nidhi demonstrating their robot; and Ivan and Niko Maldonado performing Spanish music.