It had been conducted the annual event for cadet candidates of STIP. The event, named STIP English Competition lasted from October 24th -27th, 2016. This event was participated by the cadet candidates. Each class sent the representatives of the competition.
There are 3 (three) contests, they are English Debates, English Speech and Scrabble. This competition aimed at giving the opportunity to the cadet candidates to show their ability in English. As we know that mastering English is very crucial nowadays. The cadets are prepared to be the world class seafarers, therefore the English Mastery is very important.
The system of the debate competition adapts the OPTK System, later the cadets will be ready and get prepared if there is a similar competition in the future.
The theme for this year competition is “Be Bold” means that all the cadets must encourage themselves to be outstanding in every aspect. And the motto of “Aspire to inspire before we expire” also gives the spirit for the cadets to do their best and contributes their achievement to inspire others.
Finally, the result of the competitions can be described as follow:
English Debates competition:
1st Winner : Nautical I A
2nd Winner: Nautical I C
3rd Winner: Nautical I D
English Speech competition:
1st Winner : Nautical I D (Refinanda)
2nd Winner: Nautical I B (Arandika Bundayana)
3rd Winner: Nautical I A (Syukur Christian)
1st Winner : Nautical I E (Rico)
2nd Winner: Nautical I A (M. Rahmadhani Shidqi)
3rd Winner: Technical I E (Prasetyo)
In the final session, all of the participants of the competition as well as the whole class of Semester 1 joined the closing ceremony. There was music performance from cadets level 2. Everyone was having a great time in this closing ceremony.
Hopefully, this competition will encourage the cadets to increase their ability in speaking English.