| Ishan Ibrahim |
PADUKA Seri Begawan Sultan Science College celebrated the Brunei’s 31st National Day with a patriotic poem recital competition yesterday.
The annual activity was participated by Years 7, 8, 9, 10, Pre-U 1 and 2 students. The highlight of the event was a character building programme.
The event commenced with the national anthem as students waved small national flags. There was also a parade by uniformed college students.
The key objectives of the competition were to generate the spirit of patriotism among the students and unearth new talent in poetry.
The sports houses that took part were Hulubalang, Pahlawan, Panglima and Laksamana.
Hulubalang took the top honours with their fine stage performance, but the performances of the second to fourth-place winners Panglima, Laksamana and Pahlawan were also impressive.
The competition is part of the college’s efforts to instil love towards the nation, race, religion and the monarch.