Children win arts awards

School children from across Cayman were recently awarded for their participation in the National Children’s Festival of the Arts competition.

At the Red Bay Church of God Holiness, Education Department Delores Thompson said all the pupils had performed exceptionally well and were on their best behaviour this year.

This year, a number of new items were also introduced into the programme. Introduced were song writing, expressive reading young musician of the year and the brighter future award.

Ms Thompson said students showed great enthusiasm and expressed how they felt and what they expected in a brighter future.

Joanna Tibbetts of West End Primary Cayman Brac received Rotary Central award for best short story. Jonathan Juggi of Leading Edge High and Kayla Manderson of John Gray High received the Cayman National Cultural Foundation awards for best story telling.

Hedge Funds Care Brighter Futures awards were presented to Angela Conolly of East End Primary, Hasani Stewart of George Town Primary, Ashley Bernard of Triple C, Zachary Wright of George Town Primary, Julius Hubbell and Montana Escalante of Triple C, Leanna Jarvis of John Gray and Kelcey Huggins of St. Ignatius High School.

Ms Thompson said they were pleased with the co-operation of teachers.

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