*Over 3/4 of the names of people in the United States are derived from a culture other than English.
    *Students who study a foreign language have higher scores in math, reading, language arts and on their SAT's. 
      They are more likely to enter the college of their choice and have increased earning potential.
    *Foreign Language learners develop increased creativity and critical thinking skills- both are in high demand by today's employers.
    *Children who study a foreign language develop a sense of openness and appreciation for others and their cultures.