Christina takes 1st in the 17th International Chinese Youth Essay Competition
congratulate Christina (Xuefei) Wang (Year 9) who received 1st prize in the
17th International Chinese Youth Essay Competition.
International Chinese Youth Essay Competition is an annual event, organised by
13 Chinese organisation including the Ministry of Education in China and the Chinese
International Educational Cultural Exchange Foundation and held between March
and October. Last year, the competition attracted more than 12,000 students of
Chinese background from 42 countries. The panel of judges consisted of well-known Chinese writers and educators.
submitted an essay on the topic of My
Hometown, demonstrating her superior linguistic skills by transporting her
readers into the beauty of the mountain of her hometown in the Shandong
Province in China. Her writing, drawing on classical Chinese poetry, allowed
her to express with great power her longing for her hometown and to create a
written piece that showed great sophistication.
also to Ms Shaorong Baggio who received a Teacher Award for mentoring Christina.