SCIENCE FAIR COMPETITION
On Thursday the 29th of November 2018, VSO-ICS volunteers in partnership with OCDI organized a Science Fair competition between four (4) public schools, in Asa LGA at Apata Ajele Community Secondary School, to showcase the skills and potentials of Junior Secondary Schools students (JSS 1, 2 and 3), For the event, the students were prepared for three (3) categories: interactive science experiments, science quiz, and a public presentation.
All of these categories were with the intention to develop critical scientific thinking among the students, to promote there interest in Science and Technology and to also encourage creative thinking and promoting psycho motor skills among school students through self designed models or simple apparatus. In attendance were important dignitaries ranging from representatives from the Ministry of Education Kwara State, parents, teachers, students and even passers by.
At the end of the competition, Community Secondary School Apata Ajele took the 1st position, Ayegun Araromi Secondary School came 2nd, Ogele Community Secondary School 3rd, and Lasoju Comprehensive High School taking the 4th position. All participants were awarded with gifts and certificates.