Clifton Hunter conquers choir contest

| 26/03/2015
Cayman News Service

Clifton Hunter School Choir’s moment of victory

(CNS): Students from Clifton Hunter High School dominated the Lions Club of Grand Cayman choir competition this weekend. At the first ever all-island Youth Choir Sing-off at the Lions Community Centre, the school’s Senior High Choir took the title of Youth Choir Champion 2015. Clifton Hunter also took first place in both the junior high and senior high categories, while Savannah Primary School took 1st Place Junior Category.

Competitors included choirs from St. Ignatius Catholic School, Cayman Prep & High School, Savannah Primary School, John Gray High School, Montessori by the Sea Triple C School as well as Clifton Hunter.

Cayman News Service

Lions present Clifton Hunter Choir with their winnings

“The Lions Community Centre was filled with over 800 people, as they enjoyed the great talent of our local students,” organisers said of the event, which was in aid of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Cayman Islands. “The support from the general community was overwhelming and we are grateful to those who came out to support the event.”

President Lion Rayle Roberts said the club was proud to support the charity as it “continues to make a positive impact on our youth and empower them to succeed. Through this annual event, we will be able to influence the youth in our local community in many ways and also advocate for arts education within our schools.”

The final round of the contest was adjudicated by local judges, Nicole Bodden and Georgi-Ann Jackman, and overseas judge, Priscilla Blanco. Sponsorship came from the Ministry of District Administration, Tourism & Transport, Hopscotch Productions and Studios, Star 92.7 FM, Cayman Airways Ltd., and Cost-U-Less. It was also supported by the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs, the Ministry of Planning, Lands, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure (Facilities Management), and the Department of Education Services.

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