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.