First Gateway House Global Minds Essay Competition
First Gateway House
Global Minds Essay Competition
Who can save the Sundarbans?
Gateway House sponsored its first Global Minds Essay Contest, which was open to any student in India aged 15-19 years. A panel comprising Bittu Sahgal (Environmentalist & Editor, Sanctuary), Vijay Crishna (Director, Godrej Group), Ambassador Neelam Deo (formerly Ministry of External Affairs; Gateway House) and Smita Parekh (Director, Mahindra United World College of India) determined the winners.
The first place winner receives the opportunity to accompany a research team to the Sundarbans as part of a Gateway House term members trip in February/March 2011 OR a cash prize of Rs. 5,000. The second place winner receives a cash prize of Rs. 2,500. The third place winner receives a cash prize of Rs. 1,500. All three finalists will receive a certificate.
And the winners are:
1st prize: Damini Roy, Class XII, Mayo College Girls School, Ajmer, Rajasthan. To read Damini’s essay, click here.
2nd prize; Anubha Tewari, Class XII, Smt. Sandraben Shroff Gnyan Dham School, Valsad, Gujarat. To read Anubha’s essay, click here.
3rd prize: Twinkle Arya, Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh. To read Twinkle’s essay, click here.