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Walterboro Christian Academy celebrates International Week

Students at North Walterboro Christian Academy on North Jefferies Boulevard recently celebrated International Week 2012.

International Week is the celebration of customs and histories of countries all over the world. For the past 10 years, academy officials and students alike have been celebrating this week on behalf of these great countries.

Instructors from each class introduce the different histories, cultures, economics, and foods of the country of their choice. On the fourth day of the festival, which was last Thursday, teachers and students participated in “The Festival of Food.” The parents of participating students helped to create some of the most delicious dishes from the chosen countries.

This year’s countries and winners were:

K-4 through third grades; First Place, Mrs. Martin’s third-grade class. The class depicted activities of Great Britain residents; Second Place, Mrs. Bell’s first-grade class. The class depicted activities of Mexican residents; Third Place, Mrs. Eustace’s second-grade class. The class depicted Tahitian residents; Fourth Place, Mrs. Sullivan’s and Mrs. Reynolds’ K-4/K-5 classes. The class depicted activities of Colonial America’s residents.

Fourth through Eighth Grades: First Place, Mrs. Smoak’s sixth-grade class. The class depicted activities of German residents; Second Place, Mrs. Carter’s seventh and eighth grade class. The class depicted activities of Australian residents; Third Place, Mrs. Adams’ fifth-grade class. The class depicted activities of Italian residents; Fourth Place, Mrs. Hanna’s fourth-grade class. The class depicted activities of South African residents.

Ninth through 12th Grades: First Place, Mrs. Johnson’s 12th-grade class. The class depicted activities of the United States of America’s residents; Second Place, Mrs. Murray’s 11th grade class. The class depicted activities of residents of Scotland; Third Place, Mr. Sullivan’s ninth grade class. The class depicted activities of China’s residents; Fourth Place, Mrs. Breland’s 10th grade class. The class depicted activities of residents of the Bahamas.