Annual Essay Competition 2014 Award Ceremony 3rd December

Annual Essay Competition 2014 Award Ceremony 3rd December

14 November 2014
Annual Essay Competition 2014 Award Ceremony 3rd December

The Dickens Sanomi Annual Essay Competition 2014's Award Ceremony Takes Place Wednesday 3rd December

The Dickens Sanomi Foundation is pleased to announce the Award Ceremony of the Dickens Sanomi Annual Essay Competition 2014 for Nigerian secondary school students. The ceremony will take place at the Yar’Adua Centre (One Memorial Drive, Central Business District, FCT – Abuja) on 3rd December and is due to start at 10am.

Judges will include Dr. Eghosa Imasuen, author and medical doctor, in charge of judging the essays for the second year running, together with the DSF team. Amongst the special guests, Dr. Hilda Titiloye, Aesthetic Physician working at Prima Derma Lounge, will take on the theme of childhood obesity, a problem that is becoming a major cause of death for teenagers. 

The Dickens Sanomi Annual Essay Competition Award Ceremony 2014 will be attended by numerous groups of children from the winners’ schools, dignitaries and VIP guests. No RSVP tickets are required for entry. Entry is free and is open to anyone interested in participating in this wonderfully educational and entertaining event.

The Dickens Sanomi Annual Essay Competition represents a unique opportunity for students to win a substantial cash prize towards their school fees. In fact, during the prize giving award ceremony, three winners for each category will be announced and they will be rewarded with scholarships. In addition, the students that win first prize will also win an additional grant for their school towards a project of the schools’ choice.

This year’s essay competition was split into two categories, Junior Secondary School and Senior Secondary School. The Junior category essay title was: The youth of today tend to look up to celebrities but are they being good role models or are they setting a bad example for teenagers? Discuss. The Senior category essay title was: Childhood obesity is quickly overtaking smoking as the world’s no 1 killer for teenagers. Essays had to be no more than 1500 words long and were judged according to their relevance to the title, grammar, presentation and logical discussion.

For further information about the Annual Essay Competition Award Ceremony 2014 please contact the Dickens Sanomi Foundation on 08092769831, visit www.dickenssanomi.org, or send an email to info@dickenssanomi.org.