Wednesday, August 26th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Today two Belize City students were handed their awards for a successful entry in the annual Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Poster Competition.
Homaira Sawa of St. Joseph’s R.C. placed third in the junior category, winning $1000, while Lisa Sanchez of E.P. Yorke High School, was second in the senior category and took home $1500.
Director of Cruise and Destination Planning for the BTB, Valdemar Andrade, said the winners as well top essay writer Emily quinto, who will receive her prize in Cozumel, Mexico at the annual FCCA conference, have proved themselves as ambassadors of Belize and encouraged them to continue.
Minister Manuel Heredia Jr commended the children’s efforts as he presented the prizes to them and their schools.
The competition begins annually in April and is open to teenagers under 17.
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