STAR Publishing 30th Anniversary Essay Competition
SCompany Ltd. would like to express much appreciation to the students who participated in our 30th anniversary essay competition.
We’re also extending our gratitude to our supportive sponsors: Courts St. Lucia, First Caribbean Bank and Nature’s Best, who share with us similar motivations in encouraging our youth to be productive, and promoting education. competition has, from inception, aimed to put into the spotlight the writing skills of the island’s students and we are thankful and impressed with the outcome.
“We are always happy to see the participation of young people whenever we host competitions of this nature,”
Editor Kayra Williams commented. “It is encouraging to see the interest is there. So far we’ve seen some exceptional work on a range of topics, and we look forward to rewarding these very deserving students and featuring them in our 30th anniversary supplement.”
Claudia Eleibox, organizer of the essay competition added, “The editorial department was delighted to receive so many entertaining and interesting submissions. I’d like to commend the parents and teachers who made special efforts to help children in their participation. Submissions came from all over the island, including Vieux Fort Comprehensive and Anse Ger Secondary schools.
“It is encouraging to us, as a publishing company, to know that in the future there will still be an appreciation for writing. More so, it will be memorable to us that this year we spent the month of May, designated as ‘reading month’, reading and judging the work of the youth.”
The judges are diligently assessing the content and style of all the submissions. Winners will be announced and awarded on Wednesday 14 June 2017 by staff of Publishing Co. and representatives of sponsoring companies. The winning essays will be published in our 30th anniversary newspaper supplement on Saturday 17