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In English Letters Classmeeting 2022: Be Warrior, Not Worrier

This year, the English Letters Department held a class meeting with the theme “Be Warrior, Not Worrier”. The event in which submission was opened on 16 April 2022 had both online and offline competitions. The online competitions consist of Song Cover, Poetry Writing and Reading, TikTok Creative Look, and Photography. Meanwhile, basketball, soccer, and badminton were the offline competitions. 

After a series of competitions, the Awarding Night was held on Saturday, 14 May 2022 at 6 PM to award the winners of the competitions. This event was held offline at Sanata Dharma University’s Student Hall Campus 1 and it was also broadcasted online through @el_classmeeting’s Instagram Live. 

After the opening speech of Sir Simon Arsa Manggala as the Vice Chairman of the English Letters Department and Valentino Eko, the Vice Chairman of the event, the MCs announced the winners of each contest. In Poetry Writing and Reading Contest, with poem titled “A Message for Hidden Warriors”, Agnes Seraphine won first place, while Jihadani Fillahi became the runner-up with “Corner” as the poem’s title. In the second competition, Song Cover, Reyna Qutrunnada became the winner with her cover of “Nat King Cole’s Route 66” and the runner-up position was awarded to Benedict Nerel Urie and Samuel Aristo who sang “Story of My Life” by One Direction. In the photography contest, Maria Tiara Ovi Kristiana was placed as the winner and Maria Virda Pramasari Putri was placed as the runner-up. In the Tiktok Creative Look, Ridho Atmo Saputra won first place with his video of outfits that make him feel powerful, while Angeline Libert became the runner-up with her glow-up transformation video. 

For the offline competitions, Alexandro Traviata won first place in the badminton competition and Ricky Pratama Fanly won second place. In basketball competitions, Dying Lungs became the first winner, whilst Twenty’s Letters became the runner-up. Lastly, in the soccer competition, SixOneNine (619) was awarded as the first winner, and EnamSembilan was awarded as the second winner. 

Since the Awarding Night was held offline, some winners could not attend the event. However, the committee displayed videos of gratitude sent by these winners. 

Before the event ended with Elmo’s performance as the guest star, the MCs sent their congratulations to the winners and hoped that students of English Letters of Sanata Dharma University can look forward to English Letters Class meeting in 2023.



Journalist: Atalya Zarah Septirina

Editor: Cynthia Olga Handoko & Cherry Larissa Hendranata (QC)

Pictures: @el_classmeeting (instagram)

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