05-SEP-2019: AMU Girls School begins 'Science Awareness/ Science Activity Week'
Aligarh, September 5: To encourage students for wider interest in science pursuits, ingenuity, and out-of-box ideas; the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)-Girls School began the 'Science Awareness/ Science Activity Week', which will conclude on September 12.
Attending the function as a special guest, Dr Anwar Shahzad, Assistant Director, Directorate of School Education urged students to take interest in the world's most pressing scientific challenges and innovative ideas to solve them.
Speaking on the importance of science in daily life during the inaugural function, Mrs Amna Malik, Principal, AMU Girls School pointed out that almost everything that we see around us is the gift of science and technology.
"Science is important because it has helped us form the world we live in today," she said, while welcoming the guests.
Mrs Amna Malik was also felicitated by Dr Anwar Shahzad for winning the 'Principal Par Excellence' award in New Delhi recently.
The Chief-Guest, Mrs Najmus Shahar emphasised that without all the inventions and discoveries that we made through science, we would still be in the middle-ages.
Meanwhile, the School Principal with the guests also distributed prizes to the winners of Essay Writing Competition held during the Independence Day celebrations.
Anamta Rehman (Class XI), Vanshika Singh (Class XI) and Zia Fatima (Class XII) received the first, second and third prizes respectively in the Class XI and XII category, while Prerna Singh (Class XII) was given the special prize.
In the Class IX and X category, Aqeeba (Class X) won the first prize, while Mahvash Zafar (Class X) and Sumaira (Class X) stood second and third respectively. Areeba Haseem Khan received the special prize.
Deepika Sharma (Class VII) was the winner in the Class VI to VIII category. Rimi Singh (Class VII) and Maryam Aziz (Class VIII) finished second, while Sheeba Khan (Class VIII) bagged the third prize.
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