SBS Radio announces National Languages Comp winners

Staff Writer

SBS Radio has announced the winners from its SBS National Languages Competition 2018.

The winners were selected from five age categories, based on their creative approach and unique stories.

They were:

  • Ayaan Khan from Geelong English Language Centre, VIC (Age 4-7, English)
  • Harneep Kaur from Creekside K-9 College, VIC (Age 8-12, Punjabi)
  • Summer Frisch from Cairns School of Distance Education, NSW (Age 13-15, Italian)
  • Kelsey Booth from St Margaret AGS, QLD (Age 16-18, Mandarin)
  • Georgia Leyendekkers who recently graduated from Murdoch University, WA (Age 18+, Indonesian).

“We are thrilled with the response the competition has garnered with many participants entering the 18+ category, and English language learners entering for the first time this year,” said SBS Director of Audio and Language Content, Mandi Wicks.

The winners were announced at a ceremony at SBS in Sydney yesterday.

“Our winners demonstrated their dedication, commitment and love for learning languages through their inspiring entries,” said Wicks.

“Many of the entries showcased how learning another language deepens cultural understanding; strengthens family ties and improves future career prospects.”

Comment Form

Your email address will not be published.

Recent comments (0)
Post new comment


See all