French writing competition: Egolise awards 8 SOS students

Friday, December 28, 2018

Last week a French organisation call Egolise Association awarded 8 students of SOS Senior Secondary School French Club who participated in their annual French writing competition.

Conducted under the theme: Illegal migration, first three winners of the competition were awarded with 100 Euro prize each while other winners received learning materials like bags, pens, calculators and books.

The competition was geared towards promoting French language in schools and to encourage students to build more interest in the French language.

Principal of the school Mr. Touray applauded Egolise Association for introducing such a competition to boost students’ interest in French.  He said this will be a step towards motivating more students to contest next year. “Awarding our students for being outstanding in the competition means we have some of the best French teachers and students in the country.”

National Director of SOS Mariatou Sallah said they are a non-governmental organization that provides assistance in the health and education sectors.

She said they are proud to see their students participate in the competition and impressed everyone by performing extremely well with remarkable essays in French.  She thanked the Egolise team for their support to students in promoting French speaking in schools.

Mahmudou Camara, an awarded student expressed happiness for being awarded, saying that he love writing and that has motivated him to partake in the competition. He said being a winner will inspire him to be more passionate about French language. 

Ashley E.L Schulz, who won the second prize said this is her second time winning a prize in the French writing competition. She thanked Egolise Association for recognizing their effort in the competition and hopes to do even better.

Author: Fatou O Barrow