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Ninel Pacheco wins SFXCU first ever quiz contest on the island


Ninel Pacheco of San Pedro Roman Catholic School is the winner of the first ever Saint Francis Xavier Credit Union quiz contest held on Ambergris Caye. The competition took place on Thursday April 16th at the San Pedro Lions Den, where four students represented various schools on the island.St Francis Xavier Credit Union Quiz Contest-7
Participants included Pacheco, along with Caroline Sersland of Isla Bonita Elementary School, Karina Moreya of Holy Cross Anglican School and Chelsey Valdez of New Horizon Seventh Day Adventist School. Prior to the contests, students were given a list of questions with answers to study. Questions were related to the credit union movement in Belize, the region and the world. It also included information about the Saint Francis Xavier Credit Union and other credit unions in Belize.St Francis Xavier Credit Union Quiz Contest-1
On the day of the competition, students were given various questions in six different rounds, with each correct answer awarded specific points. After six rounds Pacheco managed to top the competition, thus winning the SFXCU Quiz. Coming in second was Caroline Sersland.

All the students were given prizes and certificates of participation, meanwhile all schools were awarded with cash prizes. Pacheco will now move on to represent the island in the national competition that will be hosted by Belize Credit Union League next month. Congratulations Ninel Pacheco and good luck at the national competition!

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