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Education: Welkinpedia Doles Out Cash, Gifts To Boost Pupils Love For Science

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                                   Education: Welkinpedia Doles out Cash,Gifts to boost Pupils love for Science
The need to intensify effort towards training, grooming and investing in children who are gifted scientifically,has been emphasized again,owing to the positive development it portends for the country as it applies in other climes.
This was the main thrust of the zonal education officer, Ado-Odo/ Ota, Ogun state, Mrs. Oloko Oluwatosin keynote address, at the Welkinpedia 2017 edition of annual science competition, prize giving and award ceremony held at Welkin School, Ado-Odo/Ota, Ogun state.
Oloko stressed that with the advancement in science and technology and importance of science in the 21st century , there is need for pupils to be curious about their environment and application of scientific principles and technological advancement in the real world,a course which Welkinpedia aimed to achieve.
She noted that, “education provides knowledge a pivot upon which science is built and helps us to have knowledge about what is going on around us.
“Science is attained through studying and practices that can be done in the classroom and at home, it helps students to understand better and will make them relevant later in life,”she added,while commending Welkin schools for her interest in science subject to develop pupils for future purpose”.
In his address, the chairman, Welkin Schools, Beckley Adebayo, reiterated that science remains one of the ways we can make impact in life which is the goals of the school.
He congratulated the contestants for their commitment during the competition that have helped them get to the finals, while urging them not to relent on their effort as lots of achievements await them in future.
Adebayo, also charged the parents to always endeavour to supports their children academically, noting that whatever is imparted in them in terms of academics cannot be taking away from them, he also advised various schools to participate in other competition as a means of exposing them to opportunities.
Three students from 2 schools emerged winners of the competition which over 100 pupils competed for.
Sodium Mayowa, emerged the overall winner and was presented with the cash prize of sixty thousand naira, a plaque, laptop and textbooks
Odunsi Ayokanmi, came second and was presented with the cash of forty thousand naira and a laptop,while Osewa Iyanuoluwa, emerged the third position and was presented with cash prize of twenty five thousand naira and text books.
The school teachers were also presented with the sum of twenty five thousand, twenty thousand and fifteen thousand naira respectively for having imparted the student so well.
Welkinpedia is an annual competition organized by Welkin College with a bid to inculcate competitive mien in the pulpils and identify areas of weakness among them,so as to come up with intervention program that will assist the pupils in building up their ability to analyze and solve scientific problems.
Story and Photo by Lanre Adesanya

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