Winners of the competition bag Scholarship awards
By Nna Anulumadu
The Chief Shepherd of Onitsha Archdiocese His Grace Most Rev. Valerian M Okeke , his auxilliary Most Rev Bishop Isizoh and priests of the Archdiocese today, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 eulogized and blessed the manager and students of St John’s Science and Technical Collage Alor for emerging champions at the just concluded 2021 STEM, FAIR (Catch them Young)competition held at Port Harcourt penultimate week.
The chief shepherd while receiving the school manager Fr Unegbu and the students who won the competition eulogized the school for achieving the uncommon feat, and pray that future achievements may be greater than the past.
The prelate in his usual magnanimity appreciated the team leader joshua udedibia with a scholarship award and also gave the school one live cow for merriment.
Bishop isizoh also poured encomiums on the school management for the quality training they are impacting on the students that made the victory a reality. He appreciated the inventor with a laptop.
The parish priest Charles Lwanger parish Okpoko Very Rev Fr Theophilus Odukwe also doled out scholarship award to one of the students who assisted the inventor.
Other priests also appreciated the students with gifts
The competition was on Clean Energy and Artificial Intelligence organised by Society of Petroleum Engineers section 103 Port Harcourt (South South and South East), sponsored by Total & Shell Oil companies.
According the manager of the school Rev. Fr. Francis Unegbu entries were thinned down to 18 schools from South South and South East. ” Further assessment were done and still thinned down to 5 schools, and our school emerged as the winner at the finals”.
The manager who later spoke to Trinitas said apart from quality education and sound morals his school is inculcating, the College is leaving no stone unturned in discovering and assisting students who are naturally endowed with unusual intellect.
He disclosed that his student Joshua Udedibia with his team produced a robot that obeys voice command, an invention that brought victory to the school.
The results from the competition are as follow- St. John’s College, Alor— 1st, Edufort high school, Port Harcourt—- 2nd, Niger Delta Science & Technical College, Warri— 3rd Federal government college, Nise— 4th, and Airforce college, Port Harcourt—- 5th.