Chonburi schools compete in ‘democracy quiz’

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Students from five Chonburi schooled vied to see who knew the most about the Thai electoral system in a province-wide “democracy quiz.”

Three-person teams from Assumption Sriracha, Darasamut, Nongyaisiriworawatwittaya and Phanas Pittayakan schools and two teams from Cholkanyanukul competed June 22 for the 3,000 baht first-place prize. Runners-up got 2,000 and 1,000 baht, respectively.

Thittirat Sritheerawiroj from the Chonburi Public Relation Department awards one of the winners. Thittirat Sritheerawiroj from the Chonburi Public Relation Department awards one of the winners.

One of two teams from Cholkanyanukul finished first and moves on to regional democracy quiz competition in Chantaburi later this month. Darasamut School’s team finished second and Phanaspittayakan third.

The contest was organized by the Chonburi Public Relations Department to increase youth understanding of Thai-style democracy and the elections process.

Students team up to answer questions about how democracy works in Thailand.Students team up to answer questions about how democracy works in Thailand.