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South La Estate Primary School has surprised its sponsor, Junior Chamber International, (JCI) by winning a debate and a reading contest organised by JCI.
The President of Junior Chamber International, JCI Accra Royale, Daniel Nii Ayaa Annan, after the competition held at the premises of the school said the competition was to asses the impact of the library project provided to the school.
He said contestants from the school has surprised them with their incredible performances.
“It is a Debate and Reading Contest to evaluate the impact of the library project provided to the school.
“Their performances were brilliant, the speakers were well articulating and expressed professionalism in their delivery, like adults. It was a great moment of experience,” he said.
Some of the students who spoke with ghananewsonline.com.gh expressed excitement at the program. They thanked JCI Accra Royale for organizing the program which they described as “transformational and life changing ”
The winners of the the Debate and Reading Contest, South La Estate Primary School, were presented with two trophies.
The theme for the debate “Reading is better than watching television” brought together some competing schools including La Anglican AMA Primary.
South La Estate Primary School also emerged winners in the reading and comprehensive contest, Tenashie Primary School came second and Kaajanor Presby Primary School came third.
Certificates of Participation were given to all participants along with reading books and stationery items to aid them in their studies.
JCI Accra Royale hope to replicate the library project in other school’s within the adopted community, La Dadekotopon Municipal.
The organisers advised other schools within the circuit to patronize the library to enable other students to also benefit from the project
Source: Priscilla Anim-Noi