Nearly 50 participants came from all regions of Armenia to compete in the finals of the 2016 National Poetry Recitation Contest in Yerevan on May 8. The contest at the American University highlighted some of the most talented and hardworking students in Armenia. Their performances were all outstanding!
Students from all over Armenia gathered for the National Poetry Recitation Contest in Yerevan. Photo by Lauren Truong.
The winners by form, school and region are:
1st Place – Anna Sahakyan, Kapan School #7, Kapan
2nd Place – Lyova Khurshudyan, Gyumri School #26, Gyumri
3rd Place – Satenik Karapetyan, Yeghegnadzor School #2, Yeghegnadzor
U.S. Ambassador Richard Mills congratulates Kapan School #7 teacher, Varduhi Ghazarayan, and her students, 7th form first place winner Anna Sahakyan (left), and 9th form first place winner Sona Vardanyan. Ghazarayan is the counterpart of PCV Daniel Cloward.
1st Place – Susanna Kharatyan, AYB School, Yerevan
2nd Place – Aregnaz Abovyan, Evrika, Vanadzor
3rd Place – Anzhela Hunanyan, Karmirgyugh #2, Gavar
1st Place – Sona Vardanyan, Kapan School #7, Kapan
2nd Place – Alina Harutyunyan, Yeghegnadzor School #1, Yeghegnadzor
3rd Place – Milena Gevorgyan, Yerevan School #114, Yerevan
1st Place – Sona Harutyunyan, School #1, Hrazdan
2nd Place – Aram Adamyan, AYB School, Yerevan
3rd Place – Valya Gasparyan, Aragatsavan Secondary School #1, Gyumri
1st Place – Liana Malkhasyan, Yerevan School #114, Yerevan
2nd Place – Erik Aleksanyan, Yeghegnadzor School #3, Yeghegnadzor
3rd Place – Mery Hambarsumyan, Darbas Secondary School, Sisian
1st Place – Ani Gevorgyan, Karakert School #1, Yerevan
2nd Place – Heghine Khachatryan, Vanadzor School #5
3rd Place – Araksya Jraghatspanyan, Karmirgyugh #1, Gavar
HUGE congratulations to every student who participated! You are all winners in our book – you worked very hard to get here and you should be proud of everything you have accomplished!
Wishing you a very happy and successful end of the school year,
The NPRC Team
NPRC co-chairs Darlene Moreno and Madison Lane congratulate Ani Gevorgyan, 12th form 1st place winner from Karakert School #1.