Dimapur, June 4: The Kohima Forest Division has declared the results of the online competition on paintings, short stories, poems and posters for school children conducted as part of the World Environment Day (WED on the theme ‘Biodiversity’.
Unlike previous years, WED was observed this year by maintaining the norms of social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the painting competition (Class II-IV) Imlimenla, Class 3 from Government Middle School, Chungliyimsen Mokokchung, won the first prize followed by Sastika Paul, class 4 of Lewis Academy, Dimapur and Moasen, Class 3 of Eden Academy Mokokchung respectively.
In the short story category, Sentimenla a Class 7 student of Government High School, Khar, Mokokchung won the first prize, while second prize went to Imlijungla S. Aier, Class 7 from Livingstone Foundation International, Dimapur and Keleno Thorie a class 7 student of Trinity School, Kohima bagged the third position.
In the poems category, Toli Shohe , Class 10 of Mt. Sinai School, Kohima won the first prize, while the second and third prize went to Kikainla, Class 8 of Yajen Aier Government High School, Mopungchuket and Sochumlo Suki Ezung Class 8 of G.Rio School, Kohima respectively.
For the poster category, Beteu Letro Class 12 of Mezhur Higher Secondary, Kohima won the first prize, while Vimenu Viswentso, Class 12 of Holy Child Higher Secondary School bagged the second prize and Shingmei T. Phom, Class 12 from Government Higher Secondary School, Longleng won the third prize.
In the open category, for painting competition, Kelevino Mekro from Kohima won the first prize, while Kivihito Kinimi from Kohima and Supolepden Kichu from Kohima received the second and third prizes respectively.
In the article category, Dr. Vituotsolie Kiso from Kohima won the first prize for his article titled ‘The Myth of Giant Sequoia Tree”, Naresh Sharma from Arunachal Pradesh won the second prize for his article titled “The Ghost Orchid” while Eyingbemo Odyuo from Wokha, with his article on “The Perils of human activity on biodiversity” bagged him the third prize. All the entries for different categories were judged by juries from the Division as well as by Rita Krocha, an eminent journalist and a writer. All the winners were awarded with cash and citations. (Page News Service)