By Kofoworola Belo-Osagie
Mother and father have been suggested to assist their younger youngsters enhance their writing expertise whereas colleges stay closed as a result of Coronavirus pandemic.
This was as major and secondary faculty pupils who participated within the fifth Rising Stars Writing Competitors and Awards (RSWCA) have been praised by the organisers (The Writers’ Nook) sponsors of the competitors (Greenlife Prescription drugs) for placing in good high quality poetry and quick story entries whereas cooped up at dwelling throughout the pandemic.
Talking throughout a digital briefing to announce winners of the competitors, Head of Human Sources and Public Relations, Greenlife Prescription drugs Mrs. Amaka Nwosisi stated encouraging youngsters to jot down helps them enhance.
“It’s really an excellent factor that youngsters are inspired to jot down. They begin to shed off numerous issues – sorrows, unfavourable issues, that they study from the web.
They can put their ideas down. Whilst adults, whenever you write, it’s a must to analysis.
“This competitors has unfold additional. I congratulate you, Uche Udoji (coordinator) for this. It cuts throughout all types of colleges; it reveals that each youngster has a chance to jot down and reach writing. Talking on behalf of my administrators, we’re blissful to sponsor this,” she stated.
Additionally talking, Mr. Ebuka Chukwuka, Government Director, Greenlife Prescription drugs, referred to as the organisers to boost the net choices of the competitors so extra pupils might write, particularly utilizing the pandemic as a topic.
Saying reward for the winners and their colleges, RSWCA Challenge Coordinator, Mrs. Uche Udoji, stated the works of the 10 winners can be printed on the writers’ nook web site in addition to in laborious copy as an anthology.
Because of the pandemic, she stated the prize giving occasion can be held in particular person colleges that produced the winners.
Within the Quick story class (major), Zoe Onyeke-Atobore, a Yr 5 pupil of St. Saviours College, Ikoyi, Lagos, got here first; Chikamara Okpala of Divine Offspring Worldwide College, Lagos, was second; and Olaere Demilade of The Livingsprings Colleges, Awoyaya Lagos got here third.
Nonetheless, the secondary faculty produced no first and second positions; however Chukwukanyima Ugo-Ogoke, an SS3 pupil of Marywood Ladies Faculty, Ebute Metta Lagos, got here third.
In poetry (major class), Morenikejimi Reni Anjorin of St. Saviour’s College Ikoyi Lagos got here first; adopted by Kenechukwu Anthony Azuike of Sunnyfields Major College, Ikeja and Arifeoluwa Benson of St. Saviour’s College, Ikoyi within the second and third positions.
In Poetry, secondary class, Modebelu Ikeoluwa a JSS3 pupil of Holy Baby Ladies Faculty, Lagos received; whereas Angel Ifeanyi-Obi an SS2 pupil of Bloombreed Colleges, Port Harcourt; and Enang Idara, a JSS 2 pupil of Redeemer’s Worldwide Secondary College, Lagos, have been first and second runners up.