- March 21, 2014
Students from Vilnius the best at the Polish language Olympiad
XXV Olympiad in Polish Language and Literature was won by the students from the Vilnius schools. Among 10 laureates of the contest 8 were the representatives of Vilnius. The announcement of results took place in the Secondary School the name of Szymon Konarski in Vilnius.
The awards ceremony of the jubilee XXV Olympiad in Polish Language and Literature in Lithuania was preceded by two days of the Olympic struggle: the first day, the participants wrote their written assignments, and the second day, there were oral eliminations.
This year’s Olympiad was dedicated to the 150th birthday anniversary of Stefan Zeromski, and the 90th birthday anniversary of Zbigniew Herbert. The topics of the essays and oral presentations referred to the works of these two authors. The written assignments and oral presentations were evaluated by the lecturers from the Vilnius University and the Lithuanian University of Educology. The special guest of the XXV Olympiad in Polish Language and Literature in Lithuania was the Honorary President of the Central Committee OLIJP prof. dr hab. Teresa Kostkiewiczowa.
As was Said by the chairwoman of the jury, dr Barbara Dwilewicz from the Lithuanian University of Educology, the participants of the Olympiad were better during oral presentations. For the written assignment no one had received the maximum number of point, while some of the oral presentations had been awarded the highest notes. Thinking about the future Olympians the lecturers from both the Lithuanian University of Educology and the Vilnius University have planned to organize the regular workshops preparing to taking part in this competition.
In the XXV Olympiad in Polish Language and Literature took part 30 students from classes 11-12 of the Polish schools located in Vilnius, the Vilnius, the Šalčininkai, and the Trakai regions. The Vilnius representatives turned out to be the best.
The first place was won by the student from Gymnasium of John Paul II in Vilnius Barbara Mikulewicz (the teacher Elzbieta Zacharewicz).
The second place – ex aequo students from the School the name of Sz. Konarski in Vilnius: Apolinary Klonowski and Krzysztof Szejbak, both prepared by their teacher Lucyna Jaglinska.
The third place – students from Gymnasium of John Paul II: Dominika Mieczkowska (the teacher Teresa Krol) and Agata Gabriela Gornatkiewicz (the teacher Anna Jasinska), and Lukasz Mikielewicz from Gymnasium the name of K. Parczewski in Niemenczyn (the teacher Aldona Sudenis).
The recognitions were received by: Lukasz Zagubowicz from Gymnasium the name of A. Mickiewicz in Vilnius (the teacher Stanislaw Wielisiejczyk), Eryk Tatol from the Secondary School the name of W. Syrokomla in Vilnius (the teacher Irena Matoszko), Agnieszka Balinskytė from the Secondary School the name of J. Lelewel in Vilnius (the teacher Oswald Kuzmicki) and Agata Sadowska from the Secondary School the name of St S. Kostka in Podbrzezie (the teacher Anna Bartoszko).
The laureates of the olympiad in Lithuania are going to take part in the XLIV All-Poland Olympiad in Polish Language and Literature, that takes place from 10 to 12 April, 2014, in Warsaw and Konstancin.
Tłumaczenie by Roksana Kasperek w ramach praktyk w Europejskiej Fundacji Praw Człowieka, www.efhr.eu. Translated by Roksana Kasperek within the framework of a traineeship programme of the European Foundation of Human Rights, www.efhr.eu.