Department of Modern Languages

The University of Mississippi

Russian Language Students Place in ACTR National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest

Once again, congratulations go out to Asst. Prof. Valentina Iepuri’s and Teaching Asst. Tamar Karakozova’s Russian students who did extremely well on the ACTR National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest.

In this year’s contest, there were 946 essays submitted from 57 universities, colleges, and institutions across the nation. Each essay was ranked by three judges in Russia, and often the results were simply too close to call.

1st PlaceArpi Grigoryan  – Heritage Learners, Level 3

2nd Place – Timur Brodskiy – Heritage Learners, Level 2  

and an Honorable Mention in Non-Heritage Learners, Level 2Caroline Lyell


Spring 2013