Tribune News Service
Amritsar, October 29
Governor VP Singh Badnore today presided over the first edition of the two-day virtual inter-state ‘Acropolis Students’ Knowledge’ summit at Mount Litera Zee School, Amritsar. Students from 19 schools are participating in the event. Parnab Mukherjee and Sumer Singh are participating as lead organiser and mentor, respectively.
The Governor lauded the efforts and said, “It is creditable to organise such an event during these troubled times.” He encouraged the students to participate wholeheartedly and fearlessly in the event to discover their talent.
Stating that Mount Litera Zee School, Amritsar, was the first school in the region to host the summit, Director Manjot Dhillon said the event would feature students from schools affiliated with CBSE and ICSE.
“The event is being organised to accord students a chance to intermingle and enhance their knowledge, besides honing their oratorical skills and exploring their hidden abilities,” she said.
The event included Baba Ala Singh memorial multi-format (turncoat and extempore) debates in English, Jallianwala Bagh centenary memorial general quiz and discursive writing.
Students from New Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Pune, Indore, Begumpet, Dehradun, Sanawar, Siliguri, Kalyan, Greater Noida, Madurai, Nabhaelpro, Bokaro, Nabha are participating in the event.
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