Dimapur, February 2: The first ever Regional Level Online Philatelic Exhibition, NEPEX was held from January 23 to 3, organized by Chief Postmaster General, Circle, Shillong in association with the North East Philatelic Society.
Students from different Northeastern states participated in the exhibition among which 6 students from Livingstone Foundation International School, Dimapur, Nagaland actively participated in different categories of the online held competitions namely, Postcard Miniature Art competition, Speech Writing competition, Quiz, and Collage Art Competition using stamps.
In regards to this, two students won in separate competitions–Gavin Sangma from Grade X received 3rd position in Collage Art competition, the other Penyu Longchar from Grade IX came 3rd place in the Postcard Miniature Art competition.
Apart from the students, Youths as well as Seniors took part in the various Competitive Class wherein Livingstone Chairman, Dr. Andrew Ahoto Sema also took part in the Philatelic exhibition under the theme World War II Philatelic Vignettes along with other participants from across North Eastern states, where he won by 81 marks out of 100, making him the winner of the Vermeil Medal, the only highest medal awarded in the Open Class category, which is above Silver and large Silver medal. He was also awarded with a special prize by Deccan Philatelic Society Pune.
(Page News Service)