Great Performance of Los Pinos' Girls at Americano's Speech Contest\r\nOn Wednesday, March 13th, students from Colegio Los Pinos, Colegio Menor, Academia Cotopaxi, Colegio Americano (National and International Sections) gathered at the Annual Interschool Speech Contest hosted by Colegio Americano de Quito.\r\nSix of our students delivered their speeches on this year\u2019s topic \u201cWhat is a pressing problem and possible solution to unconscious bias in relation to the media? for the Initial Category; \u201cWhat is a pressing problem and possible solution to unconscious bias in relation to education? for the Intermediate Category, and \u201cWhat is a pressing problem and possible solution to unconscious bias in relation to politics?\u201d for the Advanced Category. Ximena Villamar and Valentina Pombo represented us in the Initial category, Ana Paula Catellanos and Cyntia Jim\u00e9nez in the Intermediate Category and Camila Avellaneda and Nicole Gortaire in the Advanced Category.\r\nEach one of our students prepared a thoughtful speech in which they gave their opinion and point of view about this worldwide problem. On the day of the contest, they demonstrated an excellent command of the language and fluency. Ximena Villamar won First place in her category and Valentina Pombo Third place in her Category.\r\nWe are very proud of each one of them since it was an extremely challenging competition and it confirmed, once again, the commitment and effort of our students and English teachers.