Anambra State Government today presented cheques for one million naira each to the six students of Regina Paecis that won the World Technovation Challenge held recently in San Francisco, USA.
At a reception held at the governor’s lodge, Amawbia, Governor Willie Obiano also presented cheques for two million naira each to the Principal of the school and the mentor of the Students.
Also during the ceremony which was used to mark the 27th Anniversary of the creation of Anambra State, the governor also announced scholarships for the students up till their first University degrees.
Present to witness the ceremony where the parents and teachers of the students, members of the National and State Assemblies, State government functionaries among many others.
Having earlier won at the National level, the School proceeded to the International level which brought together students from different parts of the world.
The Nigerian Golden Girls who shone at the international event are:
- Promise Nnalue
- Jessica Osita
- Nwabuaku Ossai
- Adaeze Onuigbo
- Vivian Okoye
The young world champions who went with the name “Team Save A Soul” are now attracting a worldwide attention in the world’s greatest technological hub swept over 2000 competing applications to get to the finals in San Francisco, USA.