Tribute to Outstanding students of Christian community with medals, shields and Cash prize Rs. 5000/
Today, in a colorful gathering at St. Anthony’s School auditorium, Starfish Pakistan paid tribute to the outstanding students of the Christian community in Punjab. Medals and shields were presented to those who scored 80% and above in the 2017 Matric exams. Those who scored 90% and above received an extra award of Rs. 5000.
Anoosh John with 1080 and Faraz Azhar 1073 marks were the brightest of the bright with the highest marks.
“The Matriculation examination is the gateway to a new world for young students,” said Anser Javed, the Director of Starfish Pakistan. “Starfish’s appreciation will help students to work harder in their college life. Some of you will be doctors or engineers — and many other professions are waiting for you.”
Ms. Hina Iqbal, Deputy District Education officer, Gujranwala, was the Chief Guest of the program. She said: “Christians can serve Pakistan through getting education and excel with their skills in a positive competitive environment.” Shahid Ambrose Mughal, Principal of St. Anthony’s High school, said: “Pakistan is giving every possible opportunity to the talented Christians in Pakistan.”
Performances by Students:
Your glory show on the sky oh Lord. Dance Performance
Your are the light of the world. Dance performance
Cultural Dance Performance: Heer Ranjha
National Song sung by Visually Impaired girl.
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Coverage by Media:
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Pakistan Today Newspaper
Starfish Pakistan organized Inter School Speech Competition in which 32 students of 16 different schools contested. These schools came from different parts of Punjab Province. Competition was arranged in Renewal Centre, Youhanabad, Lahore.
Starfish strive to provide education and opportunities for children from deprived and poor background to be the emerging leaders of the community and country.
Competition was divided into two categories as Junior for classes 5-7 and Senior 8-10. Topics were Dignity of Parents for Juniors and Success is Key to Success for Seniors.
Speech & debate sharpens student’s ability to think and listen critically, and articulate their thoughts confidently and persuasively, said Anser Javed National Director Starfish Pakistan, at the occasion of Starfish Inter School Speech Competition in Lahore on 20 May 2017.
Hina Iqbal Depty District Education officer Gujranwala, was the chief guest. Prof. Victoria Patrick, Prof. Naseem Mall, Dr. Shahzad Ansar and Naeem Saleem were the judges.
Hina Iqbal Dpty District Education said that she is amazed to see such a talent among the students from deprived communities and Govt of Pakistan is working to provide better educational opportunities for Pakistani Children. She distributed cash prizes to 3 outstanding performers.
Cultural Dance and national and cultural songs were also presented by different schools and collected appreciation from audience.
At the end Shields & Medals were distributed among winners for both categories and Certificates of Participation among all the students who participated.
Karen Gledhill a former School principal from British Columbia Canada took a 2 hours session on “Teaching Techniques” with teachers from Starfish supported schools.
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Geraldine and Kashi facilitated first day of 3 weekends workshop on Curriculum on 5 March 2016.
More than 35 teachers from 10 schools came to attend.
Today was the first Result day in Agape Home, a school for children in special needs.
Mike and I visited Light Home School in Youhanabad, Lahore Pakistan. Zanobia Ilyas is the Director of the School. She is wife of Pastor Stephen Ilyas of Assemblies of God Church.