St. Vincent de Paul’s Parnya Baradaran has been awarded the 2012 American Association of Teachers of French Outstanding Senior in French award.

The award is given to a senior who has demonstrated excellence in the study of French and a commitment to the cultures in which the language is spoken, according to the AATF. Students must have studied at least three years and be non-native speakers.

Baradaran’s French teacher at St. Vincent de Paul teacher is Lisa Broderick.