Guam Chamber Announces Winners of “Carabaos on Vacation” Essay Contest

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Hagatna, Guam – The Guam Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2014 Carabaos on Vacation Essay Contest.

Carabaos on Vacation is an island-wide campaign celebrating culture and color, introduced by the Guam Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee. 

Guam businesses purchased albino fiberglass carabaos, painted and decorated them, and placed them at various locations around the island.

Students in all grade levels were invited to participate in the Carabaos on Vacation Essay Contest in 2014 for a chance to win cash prizes. 

Each essay featured the student’s favorite Carabao on Vacation.

ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS:

1. Bernadette Llegado -12th Grade John F. Kennedy High School
* $75.00 Award – Carabao on Vacation, Guam AB Won Pat International Airport Carabaos

 

[Bernadette Llegado – L-R: Angelo Andres, Teacher, John F. Kennedy High School, Catherine Castro, Guam Chamber of Commerce, Ms. Llegado, Contest Winner, David Leddy, Guam Chamber of Commerce, Suzanne Zahnen Perez, Guam Premier Outlets.]

2. Michael A.P. Fernandez – 8th Grade F.B. Leon Guerrero Middle School
* $100.00 Award – The Island Duo, Guam AB Won Pat International Airport Carabaos

2.-Michael-AP-Fernandez

[Michael A.P. Fernandez – L-R: Catherine Castro, Guam Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Fernandez, Contest Winner, Suzanne Zahnen Perez, Guam Premier Outlets, David Leddy, Guam Chamber of Commerce, Mrs. Fernandez, mother, and Mrs. Fely B. Angel, Teacher, F.B. Leon Guerrero Middle School]

3. Jennifrey Deleon – 9th Grade George Washington High School
* $150.00 Award – The Great Carabao Adventure, Bank of Guam Carabao

3.-Jennifrey-Deleon

[Jennifrey Deleon – L-R: Catherine Castro, Guam Chamber of Commerce, Mrs. Deleon, mother, Ms. Deleon, Contest Winner, David Leddy, Guam Chamber of Commerce, Mrs. Luzviminda Erni, Teacher, George Washington High School]

The award presentation for the 2014 Carabaos on Vacation Essay Contest took place at the Guam Premier Outlets on April 26, 2014. The Carabaos on Vacation program is sponsored by Jen Art, Guam Premier Outlets, Guam Visitors Bureau and the Guam Chamber of Commerce. For more information please contact the Chamber office at 472-6311/8001.