CHENNAI: Eight corporation school trainees, who won the ‘Wings to Fly’ elocution contest on Friday, will quickly go to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa), United States.
The two-week journey will be sponsored by the Rotary Club of Madras East (RCME).
The 3rd edition of ‘Wings to Fly’ was arranged by RCME in association with Greater Chennai Corporation at Amma Arangam, Shenoy Nagar, on Friday.
About 3,000 trainees from Chennai corporation schools took part in the elocution contest. Corporation commissioner D Karthikeyan and deputy commissioner (education) Mageswari Ravikumar dispersed awards to the 8 winners. The contest was adjudicated by senior management experts from IIT Madras, business companies and college teachers, together with someRotarians
The very first 3 removal rounds of the contest were held at the schools and the last round was carried out at AmmaArangam
Participants provided a three-minute speech on the subject, with one from 2 opting to speak inTamil Students who won the previous editions of ‘Wings to Fly’ were flown to Malaysia andGermany
RCME president Purushotham stated, “The ‘Wings To Fly’ task was started 3 years ago with the objective of offering global direct exposure to Chennai corporation schoolchildren. Among the 3,000 individuals, 2,000 made it to the 2nd round and 500 to the 3rd round. The last round hung on Friday saw 100 trainees complete for the last 8 areas.
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