It is really a happy moment for the Nagpurians as in recent Asian segment of the Oxford Big Read competition the five Indian students emerged as the winners. Among them four are from the Nagpur and one is from Madurai. As per information, the Indian students secured top position in the competition three categories. And other two children are from china and one each from Malaysia and Pakistan were among other winners.
The Indian students cited are Level 1 (classes 1 to 3): B.R. Nimeesha, Sri Aurobindo Mira Universal School, Madurai (Winner).Level 2 (classes 4-6): Ananya Sheorey, The CDS School, Nagpur (Winner); Saara Sen, Centre Point School, Wardhaman Nagar, Nagpur (First Runner Up).Level 3 (classes 7-9): Neha Chhajed, Bhavan’s BP Vidya Mandir, Nagpur (Winner); Sama S. Jahagirdar, Bhavan’s BP Vidya Mandir, Nagpur (First Runner Up).
The other students cited:
Level 1: Chen Wellin, Jiang Guangnai Memorial Primary School, Liwan District, Guangzhou, (China) (First Runner Up); Li Yijan, Vanke Kindergarten, (China) (Special Commendation).
Level 2: Faith Liang, Eagles Grammar International School, Subang Jaya, Selangor (Malaysia) (Special Commendation).
Level 3: Adil Hasan, Siddeeq Public School, Islamabad (Special Commendation).
The Oxford Big Read competition will be organized for schools across India and students can participate in three categories – Level 1 (classes 1 to 3), Level 2 (classes 4-6) and Level 3 (classes 7-9). The Asia leg of the competition will have students from countries such as Pakistan, China, Hong-Kong and Malaysia. The competition is really meant to inculcate an inspiration to improve their vocabulary, creative thinking and reading skills. And this competition is mainly conducted for primary and secondary schools students.