Schools from the public and private rural areas participated in the fourth reading contest of the municipalities of the Southwest Zone of Guatemala; in which the first three places of each grade level were awarded regionally
Students of the AgroAmerica School were awarded among the first three places in their respective categories for having exceeded the reading standard established by the Ministry of Education. The jury evaluated expression, accuracy, and reading speed.
In the regional Southwest contest, 90 children and 15 public and private schools from the departments of Quetzaltenango, San Marcos, and Retalhuleu participated.
The AgroAmerica School currently has more than 180 students, sons and daughters of company workers. The school was established to improve the academic level in the area and promote community development.