“Practice as if you are the worst, compete as if you are the best” that’s really wise word. In the competition there are winner and loser, but every competition creates a beautiful story, value, and lesson. Joining in every competition can give a chance for students to always develop their skill and talent. It can be a motivation for students to do the best and to be the best. So, SMA PROGRESIF BUMI SHALAWAT delegate the students to join in English Competition “semarak FKIP ke-35 Muhammadiyah Jember University”. This is annual event that’s given a chance for students in Java and Bali to raise and show their language skill.
For this event SMA Progresif Bumi Shalawat joined in the 2 fields competition. Speech and English Olympiad. We delegated 4 four students to join in this competition. Three participant for English Olympiad consists of Aulia Rafi Latifa, Khafabi Dza Gustan and Risqi Adinda Putri Hidayat, and one participant for speech competition, she is Fatimatus Solikha. They competed among the senior high school students from Java-Bali regions. There were two rounds for every competition fields. They had to compete their strong competitor from the major school in Java.
In english Olympiad Our students had to compete with 130 participants from Java and Bali. Our delegation for English Olympiad made a great achievement. Aulia Rafi Latifa became the second runner-up for English Olympiad, and two other participants although they couldn’t enter in semi final they could in the good position among 130 participants from java-bali region, that was great job, they had tried to do the best and to be the best for their school. In the other side, our student “Fatimatus Solikha” as a participant in speech competition she entered in the final. She had “great and stunning performance” actually. But Fatim could place in the sixth position, she had tried to do the best. She could lose 80 participants from other school in Java-Bali region. Our delegation had tried to do the best, they could paint great story and great motivation for us to always struggle to be the best and to be a winner.
Their precious stories, experiences in joining English Competition “Semarak FKIP ke-35 Muhammadiyah Jember University”could strength our students’ self competition and they could improve and raised their potency in English and also it could be a motivation to be the best and the real champion. Every competition teaches us to always to be the best and to create a spirit to a champion for our extra-ordinary students.
By: Devi Ekasari, S.Pd.