Winners will participate in International Intel Science Fair competition
Islamabad, January 30: Three students of Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gilgit, are amogn the winners of the Intel Science Fair competition held at the national level.
According to a media release, Qaisar Ali Shah, Sajid Khan and Ali Yazdan of the AKHSS, Gilgit are among winners of the Intel Science Fair in which students from 84 schools of the country were competing. Other winnser include three students, Fatima Moin, Haniya Hassan, Umm-e-Salma and Shabir, from the Karachi based Mama Parsi School.
Four students, Javeria Nisar (Government Higher Secondary School, Singhpura – Lahore), Haris Bin Ashraf (Sheikh Zaid College – DHA Karachi), Essa Bin Qasim (Pak Turk School) and Muhammad Ehsan Nawaz of Government Model High School from Veehari.
A total of 84 projects from schools all over Pakistan were presented in the Fair, in which more than 200 students selected from across the country participated. Almost 8000 students participated in the process from all over Pakistan at the grass root level of which 1000 students participated in 5 provincial fairs.
It is pertinent to note that for the past eight years, Intel® Education in Pakistan has been holding district, provincial and a national science Fair. Intel Science Fairs are science competitions which are held for students of grades 9 to 12.
The competition is aimed at promoting research based learning in Sciences and Mathematics.The winners have now qualified to attend the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, to be held from May 12 to 17, 2013 in Phoenix Arizona, USA.