Dimapur, October 13: The Lions Club of Kohima (LCK) conducted “Lions International Peace Poster Contest” on October 13 at the Conference Hall of the Red Cross, Kohima.
Tejodeno Viphrezo Zao, Class VIII, of the Littler Flower Higher Secondary School, Kohima won the 1st Prize; Keneikunu Natso, Class V, of the North Field Higher Secondary School won the 2nd prize while the 3rd Prize has gone to Riya Sharma, Class VIII, of the Model Higher Secondary School, Kohima.
Altogether 29 students between the ages of 11 to 13 from nine schools from Kohima areas took part in this year’s “Lions International Peace Poster Contest” that was conducted under the theme “Kindness Matters.”
Expressing her happiness on the large students turning up for taking part in the “Lions International Peace Poster Contest” under the theme “Kindness Matters,” special guest for the “Prize Distribution” to the winners and participants, Elizabeth Ngully, Joint Secretary, Urban Development, Government of Nagaland said that education was not only imparted within the four walls of the classrooms but they should have for extra-curricular activities.
“Taking part in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest is in that direction,” she said and further added that students would develop their talents through various extra-curricular activities and that they would be able to face the world.
Although there were winners in the contest, she said every one of them who took part in the contest was talented and further added that it was very rare that they were showing what peace was in their minds in the world through their creative arts.
She further encouraged them to continue to take part in such “Lions International Peace Poster Contests” with more students coming forward in the future.
Ngully also thanked the Lions Club of Kohima for conducting such “Lions International Peace Poster Contest” for every year and also for their yeoman’s service.
LCK President Lion Aroba also expressed his happiness on the large number of students coming from Kohima areas in this year’s “Lions International Peace Poster Contest.” While thanking the School Principals and authorities for allowing their students to take part in such “Lions International Peace Poster Contest,” he expressed the hope that more students from more schools would come forward to take part in the future “Lions International Peace Poster Contest.”
Past LCK President Lion Tali Jamir also spoke on the occasion. He delivered brief history and activities of the Lions Club International and LCK as well.
The Prizes and Participant Certificates were distributed by the Special Guest, Elizabeth Ngully.
The Prize Distribution Ceremony was attended by all the participating students, their teachers, Members of the LCK. (Page News Service)