2021 Poetry Recitation Competition

Congratulations to all the boys who made it to the Final Round of the 2021 Poetry Recitation Competition. The audience was treated to a variety of entertaining poems on Monday 17th May. Thank you and congratulations to all of the 2021 finalists: Lewis Boey (3H), Cayden Tsang (3G), Christian Peries (3C), Sethum Udugama (4B), Nicholas Khouzame (4P), Jacob Tran (4M), Ronak Biswas (5O), Dominic Alvaro (5H), Mattias Doherty (5H), Marcus Chiam (6S), Ryder Darlow (6G), James Stylianou (6S).

The finalists’ own choice poems, written by a wide range of poets, were magnificently presented. The confidence and style in which the compulsory poems were recited was exceptional!

The adjudicators Mr Spiro Christopoulos (Class of 2020) and Ms Joanne Gabbe commented on the extremely high standard of the finalists in the competition. In the end they had the challenging decision of deciding on the Grade Winners and the Overall Winner:

Year Three Grade Winner: Christian Peries (3C)

Year Four Grade Winner: Nicholas Khouzame (4P)

Year Five Grade Winner: Dominic Alvaro (5H)

Year Six Grade Winner: Ryder Darlow (6G)

Overall Winner for 2021: Ryder Darlow (6G)

Thank you to all the boys in Year 3 to 6 for participating in the competition, the audience who displayed exemplary manners and the parents of the finalists who were able to join us for the Final Round of the competition.

Richard Lever | Deputy Head of the Preparatory School

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