STAFF REPORT IBD: Sustainable Development Policy Institute has recently held prize distribution ceremony of inter-school poster/painting competition which was attended a large number of schools and colleges.
The competition on “Chemicals Impacts on Environment and Children Health – Beware of Mercury” was targeted at two levels: junior level (class 5th – 8th) and senior level (class 9th – 12th, including O and A levels students).
“The competition encouraged youth to reflect upon the issue of chemicals and their impacts on environment and health. It is expected that the contest would lead to increased awareness and garner greater support for protection of environment,” remarked an official of the event ogranizers.
Around 30 schools in Rawalpindi and Islamabad participated in the competition, where about 400 entries were submitted to the organizers.
According to the details, Yashaf Nadeem from Islamabad College for Girls won first prize, Kanza Mussadiq from PAEC College Nilore got second prize, Khadija Noor, also from Islamabad College for Girls got the third prize, Uzair Munir and Roha Sikander from Beaconhouse Margalla Campus got 4th and 5th positions likewise.
In junior section, Maheen Kamran from Brookfield ISSC Campus won first prize, Fatimah from Khaldunia High School won second prize, Minahil Naveed of Beaconhouse Civil Lines Rawalpindi won the third prize while Manahil Bahaarwa from Khaldunia High School and Sulaiman Qazi from Beaconhouse School System won the 4th and 5th prize.