The awards ceremony for the best composition in the Greek language held by the primary schools of Socrates and Demosthenes took place yesterday at the Hellenic Community Center of Montreal. The theme of the composition was “My Ithaca” as part of the celebrations of the Cavafy year (2013). The event was organized by the General Consulate of Greece and by the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal.
Competing in the event were 150 sixth grade students and the top five compositions were read by the children. The award for best composition was given to a student from the primary school “Socrates II.”
During the ceremony, honorary certificates were awarded to the 30 Greek-language teachers, “in recognition of their work and overall efforts” as mentioned by the General Consulate of Greece in Montreal, Thanos Kafopoulos.