GTC, Tinian Elementary top medal tally in language tilt

Posted on Jun 09 2011

Gregorio T. Camacho Elementary School and Tinian Elementary School emerged as the big winners in the recent Chamorro and Carolinian language competitions held simultaneously by the Public School System at Southern High School, Pedro P. Tenorio Multi-Purpose Center, and Hopwood Junior High School.

Records from the competitions’ organizers showed that GTC hauled a total of 26 medals, of which 17 were first prize honors in the following categories: question and answer, storytelling, oratorical, choral reading, drawing, children’s choir, and spelling contest.

The 26 medals comprised 17 first prize honors, five second place awards, and four third place ribbons for various divisions, which included kindergarten to second grade, third to fifth level, and sixth to eight division.

Tinian Elementary School came next with 17 medals—six first place awards, four second place honors, and seven third place recognitions. Among the categories it won first place included spelling, poetry recitation, and question and answer in different divisions.

Rota High School hauled 14 total awards in all competitions, while Tinian Junior and Senior High School and Sinapalo Elementary in Rota went home with 13 medals each in three separate events.

Marianas High School also emerged a big winner, bagging 13 awards.

Three schools bagged 10 medals: Koblerville Elementary, Dandan Elementary, and Kagman Elementary School.

Other schools have the following medal tally: Garapan Elementary School, five; Dr. Rita Inos Hocog Junior High, four; Oleai Elementary, four; Chacha Oceanview Junior High, two; and William S. Reyes Elementary, two.

Awarding for some categories was held at Hopwood Junior High School on May 14, including categories for song with dance, chant, male/female singer, and children’s choir.

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