Inter-school junior calligraphy competition held at Lawrence School
Aug 26, 2019
JAMMU: Inter-school Junior Calligraphy Competition was held on Monday at Lawrence Public School Panjtirthi under the aegis of Youth Talent Search Forum.
Students from nine different schools of Jammu participated in the competition which started after paying tributes to the Founder Member of Youth Talent Search Forum, Shakuntla Joshi who was also Founder Principal of Lawrence Public School.
The competition was held in two different categories in English and Hindi and was adjudged by Krishna Gupta, Jyoti Bali and Neelam Khajuria. The judgement was based on the legibility, neatness, joining, spacing of letters, strokes, angles and presentation.
In the English Calligraphy competition, the first prize was shared by Varinda Sharma of JK Montessorie School and Akira Sanju from Alexander Memorial School, second prize was won by Akriti Kumari from SD Tara Puri School and Ibna Mukhtar from Lawrence School Sidhra whereas the third prize was bagged by Manvi Bhagat of Bhagwati Haqiqat Memorial School and Laiba Amreen of Lawrence School Sidhra.
In the Hindi Calligraphy competition, the first prize was shared by Areeba Arjun and Ruhani Gill both from Alexander Memorial School, the second prize was won by Gurseerat Kour from Humanity Public School and Simaran Hans of Bhagwati Haqiqat Memorial School whereas the third prize was bagged by Aadiya Gupta from JK Montessorie School and Vanshika Sharma from Lawrence School Sidhra.
Merit certificates were distributed to the prize winners by Wg Cdr M.M Joshi, Chairman Lawrence Public School.
He, while congratulating the students, gave useful tips for developing good handwriting.
He emphasised on the demerits of over dependence and usage of smart phones and tablet PCs, abstaining people from the traditional habit of writing.