SMAN 1 Kota Gajah showed its superiority among other institutions across Lampung by being The General Winner of LOVE-Comp 2013. The school locked the trophy after collecting 47 points from all branches, leaving its two-strongest competitors, SMAN 1 Gadingrejo and SMA AL-Kautsar both in the second place with 43 points. For Kota Gajah’s squads, this title meant a history as they were the first institution who could grab back-to-back Champion after their first tittle in the same event last year. LOVE-Comp 2013 had 5 branches of competition; Debate, Scrabble, Speech, News Casting, and Storytelling.
In debate, #1 SMA Xaverius Bandarlampung (Justine, Selvie, Hansen) also created history as back-to-back champion after defeated its proposition #3 SMAN 1 Terbanggi Besar (Athifah, Jovita, Cahya) upon the motion “This House Would Arm the Opposition of Assad”. With almost the same line-up team which won the previous LOVE-Comp and broke into the Quarterfinal of ALSA-UI 2012 except the first-year student Selvie, they finished the competition without losing their points. Tiara Ika Putri from SMAN 9 Bandarlampung which the team failed to break, topped overall individual tab as The Best Speaker.
SMAN 1 Gadingrejo did the same in scrabble, its students showed their consistency to be one of the most powerful scrabble team in Lampung after creating all-Gadingrejo final. Even one of its member, M. Rahmadi, claimed The Best Player tittle in this competition.
Jovita Dinata from SMAK BPK Penabur Lampung in other hand outclassed her competitors in final round of speech competition while I Made Adi from SMAN 1 Kota Gajah took The Best Humorous Speech as the side achievement.
SMA Xaverius Bandarlampung also claimed another tittle after Tania became the champion of story telling in LOVE-Comp 2013. The side achievement in this branch, Best-Prepared Story, went to Nur Isnaini Romli from SMA Al-Kautsar.
News Casting competition had Putri Dwi Pangestu from SMAN 10 Bandarlampung as the first winner while Dhika Shafira Hidayat from SMA 9 Bandarlampung who came second in the final brought home the side achievement of Best Live Report.
LOVE-Comp 2014 will take the same time on the last week of January with possibility to have more branches of competition and categories.