It is a proud moment for Nagpur city as we see the students of our city have done well at the Oxford Big Read Competition. Five of the Indian students have represented the country and interestingly out of five, four were from Nagpur and one was from Madurai. As per reports, the city students have gained a higher position in the three categories, while two of the students from China, Pakistan and Malaysia also bagged awards in different categories.
Talking about the Indian students who participated were from level 1 who hailed from 1st to 3rd standard students. These included B.R. Nimeesha of Sri Aurobindo Mira Universal School, Madurai and for Level 2 (classes 4-6) the CDS School Nagpur student Ananya Sheorey had participated and won the in the same category. The other three include Saara Sen, Centre Point School, Wardhaman Nagar for Level 3 (classes 7-9), while Neha Chhajed, Bhavan’s BP Vidya Mandir, Sama S. Jahagirdar, Bhavan’s BP Vidya Mandir, were the ones who bagged the prize.
Talking about the competition – The Oxford Big Read competition has been organized for different schools all across the nation and participated in three categories – Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3. For the Asia leg of the competition, we have students from different nations like China, Pakistan, Hong-Kong and Malaysia. The competition was simply meant to improve upon their vocabulary and creative thinking along with the reading skills.