JSSC Jammu holds Inter School Collage Making Competition at Presentation Convent
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JAMMU: Presentation Convent Senior Secondary School, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu, organised Inter School Collage Making Competition-2023-24 -‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’- Achievements @ 75 under the aegis of Jammu Sahodaya School Complex, Jammu, on Saturday. The event was inaugurated by Rajesh Rathore, President Jammu Sahodaya & Principal, JK Public School Kunjwani and K.C.S Mehta, Mentor -Jammu Sahodaya & Academic Director IDPS Akhnoor. In his opening address, Rathore hailed the host school for organising the event with alacrity and giving an apt platform to all for cross pollination of ideas. He congratulated all students for their enthusiastic participation and at the same time encouraged them for healthy competition. The Chief Guest, Amit Gupta, Advocate General UT of J&K, graced the event. The Theme of this Competition – ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’- Achievements @ 75 aimed to celebrate and commemorate multifaceted achievements and bring home to all the evolution and progress across different sectors that India has made as a 75-year-old independent country. Students from 33 schools participated in this event. Sister Amelina Rodrigues, Principal of Presentation Convent Sr. Sec. School, expressed her admiration for the participants’ dedication to their craft and declared the event open.
The judging panel comprised of Shiromani Gupta, Sakshi Khullar and Nimisha Dubey who are the renowned artists and representatives from the local art community. The Collage Competition brought together budding artists, art enthusiasts and educators in a lively atmosphere of camaraderie and artistic exploration. The students showcased their innovative interpretations of the theme using a multitude of textures, colours and materials to create stunning collages that reflected their perspectives on unity, cultural richness and achievements of India. The participants, guided by their passion for creativity, produced an impressive array of collages that captivated all.
The First Prize was bagged by Presentation Convent Sr. Sec. School, Jammu. The second position was given to APS, Kaluchak and third position was secured by APS, Domana. Three Consolation Prizes were received by Stephens International Public School, Jodhamal Public School and R.M. Public School.
The event marked a memorable day of artistic exploration, learning and cultural exchange highlighting the enduring importance of art in nurturing creativity, empathy and cross-cultural understanding among the youth.