Congratulating the winners, Androulla Vassiliou, the Commissioner for
Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth said:
"Our translation contest is becoming more popular each year. I hope that
the contest will encourage more young people to learn languages. Knowledge of
languages can take you far and boost your job prospects."
Cricket loving James studied Spanish and Latin at GCSE level and is
currently studying the equivalent of five A levels: physics, chemistry and
French (PreU), and maths and further Maths (A level). James has an offer
to read natural sciences at St Catherine's College, Cambridge, in October
The Juvenes Translatores (young translators) is the only contest of its kind
in which 17 year old school pupils can test their translation skills in any of
the EU official languages.
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