After a competitive exhibition and presentation of projects before jury members, the sixth edition of Golden Climate Environmental Project Olympiad culminated with a colorful award ceremony.
Jubilation, tension and apprehension filled the Light International School’ auditorium as students and their supervisors eagerly awaited the results. This year’s edition was more robust in student participation and idea presentation attracting participation of 27 countries namely AFGHANISTAN, ANGOLA, BANGLADESH, BELARUS, BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA, D. R. CONGO, EGYPT, GERMANY, INDONESIA, IRAQ, KENYA, KOSOVO, KIRGIZSTAN, LITHUANIA, MACEDONIA, MEXICO, MOLDOVIA, MYANMAR, NIGERIA, PAKISTAN, PHILIPPINES, RWANDA, SOMALIA, SOUTH AFRICA, TANZANIA, TURKIYE, UGANDA, USA.with a total of 151 projects.
A commencement speech of the award ceremony was given by the founding Co-ordinator of the Olympiad and principal Light International School who hailed the progressive realization of a golden generation through active participation.
The ice was finally broken when the awards and top honors were mentioned. The Grand Wangare Maathai award was taken by UNA-SANA College from Bosnia who also bagged 250 US Dollars. Golden Medal winners in their respective categories were as follows: Junior category-Iraq and Uganda, Environmental Design category, Indonesia and from Kenya, Aga Khan Academy Mombasa. Environment category, South Africa and Moldovia, Energy category, Kenya’s S.C.L.P Samaj School and Turkey, Agriculture category, Kosovo and Macedonia, Engineering category Pakistan and Kenya; Memon high school. The gold medalists also took with them 200 US Dollars cash prize.