An entry of the Interact Club of Cagayan de Oro Premier by Krista Ryanne O. Palabrica has won “Best Essay” in the just concluded 2020 Interact Awards. Sponsored by Rotary International, the Interact Awards is a global competition among Interact clubs and a venue to share how Interact club members are taking action across the globe, in their community, and in themselves.
Palabrica is a Senior High School student of St. Mary’s School in Cagayan de Oro and her winning essay deals youth leadership. Read the full text of her essay in the link below.
In 2020, Rotary International invited Interact clubs to submit a video, photos, and/or an essay showcasing their club’s service projects or leadership development activities. Clubs were required to submit their entries or nominations by December 1, 2020 for the chance to be named “Best Video,” “Best Photo,” or “Best Essay”. Aside from the recognition, the winning Interact Clubs received funds to support their Interact club’s next project.