A prestigious prize distribution ceremony was conducted for the winners of 'Whizkid Competition' on 14 February at the Indian Community School Kuwait, (ICSK) Amman. On this occasion, Elizabeth Joseph, Principal of Salmiya Indian Model School (SIMS) was the Chief Guest.
Principal Rajesh Nair welcomed all the guests and mentioned that each ICSK student is perceived as gifted with inherent special talents and all the children are encouraged to participate in all the competitions. Whizkid is the right platform to prompt them to come forward and showcase their abilities.
Mrs. Joseph addressed the gathering and expressed her joy at being a part of the function.Her message was a tremendous boost as she encouraged the kids to read more books to widen their knowledge.
The students of the pre-primary section created a colorful ambiance with their beautiful attire and performed a few spectacular dances.
The teachers and the parents collectively nurtured and trained the children, bringing out the artistic, musical and other talents in them. The Whizkid Competitions were a blend of a variety of different competitions held for LKG and UKG together for a week. LKG students competed in dance, recitation, puzzle, show & tell and complete the picture. Whereas the UKG students had collage work, quiz, show and tell, recitation and dance competitions. The Whizkid competition began on 15 January and was completed in a week’s time with the combined efforts of the parents, coordinators, judges and class teachers.
The winners of Whizkid who reached the zenith of success from LKG and UKG were awarded with trophies and certificates. Whizkid winners from each section of LKG are 1) Raina Maryam LKG – A, 2) Nouril Althara Mariyam LKG – B, 3) Aadil. P. Latheef LKG – C and 4) Daniel JoffinThachil LKG – D.
Whizkid winners from each section of UKG are 1) Rida Majeed UKG – A, 2) Zahra Mazhar UKG – B, 3) Amritha Unnikrishnan UKG – C, 4) Shikha Wagle UKG – D and5) and Keerthana Ganesh UKG – E.
Ten students were awarded with the 1 Runner-ups trophies and certificates while nine students walked away with the 2nd Runner-ups trophies and certificates.
The program concluded with the vote of thanks by the students of UKG and Mrs. Julie Anthony, the Supervisor of the Pre-Primary section.