The 2007 Golden Penny Pasta Drama Competition which was held on Wednesday May 9th to Friday May 11th at Mende Hall, Maryland in the mainland city of Lagos had various schools performing.
The atmosphere was filled with students who had passion to unleash their creativity as they displayed various cultural and art performance with energetic theatrical display from dance to drama.
On Friday May 11th, 2007 was the Grand Finale which was attended by teachers and invited guests including staff and directors of Golden Penny Pasta, Lagos.
The Marketing Manager of Golden Penny Pasta in person of Mrs. Babalola was also present at the event. At the glamorous event, Jumoke Odeleye emerged as Best Female Actor while Peter Adeleke emerged Best Male Actor in the competition.
Jumoke Odeleye an SS3 female student of Royal International College won Best Female Actor with a drama titled “The Greedy Princess.” The drama addressed the story of a young girl who lost everything as a result of greed.
Jumoke played the role of the protagonist in the drama which exposed the disadvantages of Greed. Jumoke Odeleye said, “I played the role of Princess in the drama we presented.
I am glad to be the Best Female Actor. I feel very lucky about this award as this would make my school and parents proud of me.”
Peter Adeleke, an SS1 student of Flourish College who won the Best Male Actor through a drama titled “Tears of the Aged” played the role of an old African grandfather who was narrating and lamenting about his grandson.
The drama which was presented by his school, Flourish College said “I really appreciate this recognition by the organizers, Golden Penny Pasta“. He said “Though we had a very stressful rehearsal, I feel so honored to have been selected amidst all these talented actors.”
He dedicated the award to his Arts and Literature Teacher, Mrs Ifehbor who drilled him rigorously during the rehearsals.
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