SAUDA Ibrahim of Qazi Grammer School, Chungi Amar Sidhu, has won the title of “Brain of Lahore 2012” at the annual competition organised by a private school.
Selected Class-X students from 296 schools of Lahore participated in the three-hour multiple choice questions (MCQs) written examination at The Trust School, Aamir Town, Harbunspura, on Saturday.
The test assessed students’ knowledge in seven subjects – chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, English, general knowledge and computer.
The school offered Rs15,000 cash prize for the winner and her school. Punjab education minister Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman, who distributed prizes among the winning students, announced another Rs10,000 cash prize each for the ‘Brain of Lahore’ as well as her school.
The students, who won the competition in various subjects are: Muhammad Jawwad Haider of LDA Model High School, Johar Town, (Biology and Physics); Ali Zohaib Saeed of Society Public School, Mughalpura, (Chemistry), Mira Khan of Knowledge House Girls High School, Baghbanpura, (Mathematics); Syed Muhammad Tayyab of The Educators, Elite Campus, Johar Town, (English); Airas Akhtar of KIPS Girls High School, Johar Town, (Computer); and Rida Suhail of The Punjab School, Girls Campus, Kot Khawaja Saeed (General Knowledge). These winners and their subject teachers were awarded cash prizes of Rs5,000 each.
Trust for Education and Development of Deserving Students (TEDDS) general secretary Tahir Yousaf said this was the seventh annual ‘Brain of Lahore’ competition organised by the school. — firstname.lastname@example.org.