Catherine wins merit award
IMPHAL | Apr 20
In a proud moment for Manipur, a student of Maria Montessori Senior Secondary, Koirengei brought home a merit award in the Peace Poster contest 2016-2017 organised by Lions Club International Headquarter, Chicago, USA.
Oinam Catherine, daughter of Oinam Ibomcha Singh was awarded a cash prize of US Dollar 500(INR 32,315) and a certificate of merit for the poster contest held all over the world in the month of September 2016 participated by 600,000 children from 60 countries.
Based on creativity, originality and portrayal of the theme, ‘A Celebration of Peace’, Catherine’s entry was chosen as one of the 23 Merit award winners.
Addressing the media, Lion Memyo Ningombi, secretary of Lions Club of Imphal Leimarol said that the club sponsored Catherine’s entry and it has been a proud moment not only for the state but for the country as a whole.
She said the club received the award on behalf of Catherine in Lions District Convention held at Darjeeling on April 8 and 9, and had presented to the latter personally today at a felicitation program.