Inter-School Declamation Contest 2017:

DPS Inter-School Declamation Contest was held on 16th February 2017 in which 14 renowned schools of Karachi participated.
The contest was divided into three categories age wise. All the contestants, including a student from DPS in each category, did splendidly. DPS students participated in the event as hosts and did not compete. The competition was fierce as all the contestants came forward to put forth their views, to articulate their feelings and to express their sentiments for all to ponder.   They all left their mark in the heart of everyone present.
Honorable judges for the event were: Ms. Naveed Junaid, an experienced teacher of English Literature and ex Principal Islamabad College of Arts and Science, Ms. Khursheed Hyder, is associated with Dawn Newspaper and a renowned representative of Oxford University Press at Children’s Literature Festival and Ms. Romana Hussain, ex head of CAS School; an author and illustrator of over 60 children’s books.

The winners of Category 1 (Age Group: 13-14 Years) were:

1st Ayesha Mubashir, Mama Parsi Girls Secondary School
2nd Ali Jone, Al Murtaza Boys School
3rd Abdul Basit, BVS Parsi School

Category 2 (Age Group: 15-16 Years) winners were:

1st Jumainah Nasir Uddin, Mama Parsi Girls Secondary School
2nd Omer Qasim, BVS Parsi School
3rd Elsa Qazi, Habib Girls School

The winner of Category 3 (Age Group: 17-18 Years) was:

Syeda Farwa Zaidi, Mama Parsi Girls Secondary School

The event was well organized, the audience was supportive and the guests were gracious. Ms. Sharmeen Hussain, Head of Research & Development thanked the audience and the participants. Ms Kiran Zehra, tending to DPS organic plantation endeavours, presented the judges with a signature organic basket, laden with herbs and fruit grown in the DPS kitchen garden.  

We congratulate the winners and their schools for their outstanding performance.

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