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MEET THE WINNER OF THE SEPTEMBER CELEBRATIONS THEME!

Orange Walk teacher recognized for “Sovereign and Strong – Together as one!”

BELIZE CITY, Belize–The National Celebrations Commission is pleased to announce that the winner of the competition to select the September theme received her prize today, August 23.

Mrs. Argelia Mendoza Ken is a teacher and counselor at the Belize High School of Agriculture in the Orange Walk District. Hon. Elodio Aragon, Jr., Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture, will acknowledge her contribution and award
her a check for $1,000.

This award usually takes place at St. George’s Caye during the official September Celebrations Launch ceremony. However, due to damages from Hurricane Earl, that ceremony will not take place this year. Instead, Minister Aragon made an address, which will be broadcast nationwide.