Six Rotary essay finalists

| 15/04/2009

(CNS): The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman have announced today the six finalists of their essay competition, entitled Adventures in Citizenship. The competition, now in its forth year, promotes the interest and understanding of local citizenship. The contest was open to all high school juniors in both public and private schools in the Cayman Islands. This year, entries were received from John Gray High School, Cayman Brac High School, Triple C High, Cayman Prep, St Ignatius, and Cayman International, representing all high schools in the Cayman Islands.

Finalists for the 2009 Adventures in Citizenship essay contest, in alphabetical order, are:

Jordyn Taylor Williams St Ignatius Catholic School
Malcolm Hurlstone Cayman Brac High School
Max Parton Cayman Prep School
Melanie Bush Cayman International School
Shantal Martika Miller Triple C School
Sheyla Torres John Gray High School

All six finalists are invited to various government functions to learn and understand protocol and procedures, including lunch with Governor Stuart Jack, a meeting with Secretary to the Cabinet, visit with the Chief Justice, tour of the Legislative Assembly by the Speaker, and watching the weekly Cabinet press conference.

An overall grand prize winner will be announced on Thursday, 24 April, at the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman’s weekly luncheon meeting at The Westin Casaurina Resort. At that time, the six finalist will receive an electronic copy of the Encycolpdia Encarta compliments of Massive Equipment Rentals and the overall winner of the Adventures in Citizenship essay competition will be presented with a laptop computer courtesy of Royal Bank of Canada.

For more information on the Adventures in Citizenship program, please contact Isy Obi at i.obi@cmlor.com

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