As part of our global Education Initiative, aimed at promoting Education, Rossy Foundation International organised a senior secondary school quiz competition in Imo State Nigeria.
The contest which was held at Holy Ghost College Owerri Imo state had several senior secondary schools from the state as participants.
At the end of the competition, Holy Ghost College Owerri emerged as the First prize winner and was rewarded with a cash amount of N250,000(Naira).
Government Secondary School Owerri emerged as Ist runners up and was awarded N200,000( Naira), while Akwakuma Girls Secondary School were 3rd runners up and went home with N150,000(Naira).
Other competing schools went home with several gift items ranging from School materials etc.
Presenting the money and gifts to the winners, Commissioner for Education, Professor Sylvester Okorondu, who was represented by the Director of UBSE, department of the ministry of education, Lady Dora Mirikwe, thanked the students for performing brilliantly in the quiz competition and thanked Rossy Foundation International for promoting Education on the African continent.
Speaking at the event, Mr Chidi Nze, Founder and president of Rossy Foundation International Germany, said the organization operates in several countries of the World, with a presence in Africa, Europe and Asia and Germany as its headquarters explaining that Rossy Foundation beams its searchlight on education, health, and empowerment.
He said the foundation believes in supporting the overall development of children by encouraging quality education through the awarding of scholarships at primary, secondary, and university levels, together with the provision of numerous free learning materials.
He also added that the foundation also promotes human capital development under its Empowerment Programmes.
It also promotes Girl-child empowerment programs, for women and people with disabilities.
He assured on the sustenance of Continuous Education promotion programmes, especially as it connects the revival of reading culture among the young generation.
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