Two students were awarded with cheques today for their winning submissions in the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s (FCCA) annual Children’s Environmental Poster Competition. A release from the Belize Tourism Board states that the annual competition hosted by FCCA, enticed school children to design a poster under this year’s theme: “My Caribbean, Your Caribbean, To Protect and Preserve”.
A finalist was selected from each division both junior (under age 12) and Senior (13 to 16 years) and submitted to FCCA to compete against other FCCA member Caribbean countries. Today, the BTB announced that Homayra Sarah placed 3rd in the overall Junior Division, while Nisa Sanchez placed 2nd in the overall Senior Division. Homayra Nawar received $1,000 US dollars for placing third in the junior category, and her school, St. Joseph RC Primary School, also received $1,000 US dollars. Nisa Sanchez received $1,500 US dollars for placing 2nd in the Senior category, and her school, Edward P. Yorke received an additional $1,500 US dollars also.
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