On Saturday the 2nd of June, 8 Drysdale Primary School students and their families travelled to the University of Melbourne to compete in the Sayembara Lisan state finals. Sayembara Lisan is an Indonesian speaking competition for primary and secondary students, who study Indonesian at school. In the Geelong and Surfcoast region for round 1, these students placed in the top 3 for their category and qualified to compete against all Victorian schools. This examination included the students having a conversation with an Indonesian assessor, understanding and answering questions in Indonesian and reading an Indonesian song, poem or short story. Congratulations to Caitlain Year 2, Alahna Year 2, Curtis Year 2, Macey Year 3, William Year 4, Angus Year 6, Ashlea Year 6 and Curtis Year 6 for their tremendous effort and determination when preparing for the Sayembara Lisan state finals. Congratulations to Alahna Year 2 and Caitlain Year 2, who have been invited to the awards ceremony at Melbourne University on the 22nd of June. Results and Certificates will be presented to the students at the next full school assembly. Congratulations to all the students who were involved!