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Southville Students Shine in Asian English Olympics

Southville International School and Colleges students were among the winners and finalists at the 2018 Asian English Olympics (AEO) held in Jakarta, Indonesia last February 8-12, 2018. The AEO aims to provide an ideal opportunity for Asian youths to flex their competitive muscle in the fields of Debate, Speech, Spelling Bee, Short Story Writing, Newscasting, Radio Drama, Scrabble, and Storytelling.

Argela Malanao of Gr. 10 - Commitment won the Favorite Story Award in the Short Story Writing contest. Lester Buitizon of Gr. 10 - Leadership, on the other hand, was a top ten finalist in the Speech competition, and then joined by Ramon Cantre, Daniel Dacanay, Kim Ji Won, Gayle Peñalosa and Sherie Yoo in the Radio Drama finals.

The other Soutvhville delegates were Dale Gregorio, Kim Hyun, Park Jun Hee, Park Soo Hyun and Song Seung Min.

The event attracted more than 500 students from Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Hong Kong, Macao, India, Bangladesh, Laos, and South Korea who embraced the spirit of competition and achievement through this year's AEO theme: "Discover Your Extraordinary."

The Asian English Olympics (AEO) is hosted by BINUS University and organized by BINUS English Club (BNEC). For the past years, AEO has been successfully improving its participants’ English skills, giving meaningful experiences to be remembered in their youth, and broadening the networking of the participants across Asia.