In-Person English Festival Returns After 3-Year Lull

In-Person English Festival Returns After 3-Year Lull

An event beloved by Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) students returned to Luxembourg Campus after being held virtually in 2020, 2021, and 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. English Fortnight lined up various activities for Grades 6 – 12 students to live the language in a fun setting.

They engaged in various contests to show their competence in communicating in English while showcasing their natural talents. The festival ended with an awards ceremony in which student speakers, performers, and artists are recognized for their accomplishments. The champions in the various levels are:

Grade 6

Spoken Word – Sukhmeen Kaur Gill Song Interpretation – Ruthgael Datoy

Grade 7

Reader’s Theater – Gr. 7 – Optimism Song Interpretation – Sua A. Jin

Grade 8

Storytelling – Gr. 8 – Empathy

Song Interpretation – Alarice Laraño Special Citation: Best Actor – Naizen YauSpecial Citation: Best Actress – Althea Alvendia

Special Citation: Best Production Design – Gr. 8 – Empathy

Grade 9

Original Talk Show – Gr. 9 – Compassion Song Interpretation – Shayanne Sesoko

Special Citation: Best Male Performer – Juan Alfonso Lobien Special Citation: Best Female Performer – Jassley Espiritu Special Citation: Best Production Design – Gr. 9 – Compassion Special Citation: Best Production Number – Gr. 9 – Diligence

Grade 10

Song Interpretation – Hannah Nixon

Special Citation: Digital Poster – Gr. 10 – Commitment Special Citation: Best Debater – Gr. 10 – Leadership

Grade 11

Manuscript Reading – Yoeiza Garcia Song Interpretation – Aisleen Villamiel

Grade 12

Short Film – Gr. 12 – Grit

Song Interpretation – Xiej Laid & Mharlane Corral Special Citation: Best Actor – Francis Bartolome Special Citation: Best Actress – Andra Sofran

Special Citation: Best Supporting Actor – Miguel Caeg

Special Citation: Best Supporting Actress – Lovable Tomaquin Special Citation: Best Cinematography – Gr. 12 – Grit

Photo Courtesy of The Mover

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