Essay Competition 2017

Posted on Saturday, 04/Feb/2017
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EDUCATION COMMITTEE REPORT

INTER SCHOOL ESSAY COMPETITION 2017

 

Lions Club of Mombasa Bahari Education Convener, Lion Amena Ganiwalla organized an essay writing competition on 4th February 2017 at the  Aga Khan High School. Invitations were sent out to 40 schools, both private and public, but only 15 schools responded and participated. These were:

 
  1. Jaffery Academy
  2. MSB Education Institute
  3. Oshwal Academy
  4. Mbaraki Girls
  5. Memon High
  6. Coast Academy
  7. Aga Khan High
  8. Fort Jesus Academy
  9. Aga Khan Academy
  10. Ganjoni Primary
  11. M M Shah and M V Academy 
  12. Bhadala Primary
  13. Arya Primary
  14. Sheikh Khalifa
  15. Shree Swaminarayan Academy
 

Out of the 15 schools, 92 students participated in the competition under the following categories:  

 
  • Group A - 11 to 13 years
  • Group B - 14 to 16 years,
  • Group C - 17years and above.
 

Each group was given a choice of four topics to choose from  and write an essay. The topics were handed out to the students just before the competition began.

The competition began at 9.05am and students from Group A and B were given an hour to write their essay while Group C were given 1 ½ hours.

After the competition all the students were awarded  a Certificate of Participation beautifully  prepared by Lion Rashida and treated to a cold drink and a packet of crisps.   The event was graced by our Zone Chairperson,  Lion Dr. Lata Magon.           

Essays have been given for marking to the respective judges, namely: Mr. Calaco of Shree Swaminarayan Academy, Ms Nicholls of Aga Khan High School and Ms Sheila of Jaffery Academy. 

Once marked, the winners from each group will be informed and presented with a token of 1st Prize – Ksh 2000/=, 2nd Prize – Ksh 1500/=, and 3rd Prize – Ksh 1000/=

The judges will also receive an appreciation token of Ksh 2000/- each.

The activity took two & half hours 8.30 am to 11.00 am.

 

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