The City School Central Region hosted the annual mega educational event College Night 2016 on 16 and 17 November at Paragon Campus, Burki Road, Lahore. The two-day event featured inter-school competitions –– Jukebox (solo singing), Through the Lens (Photography), The Big Sell (Business Idea) and The Written Word (essay writing)–– giving O/A Levels students an opportunity to exhibit their creativity and skills. Students from schools all over the Punjab participated with full enthusiasm.
Day 2 was exclusively about career planning for O/A Level students. A multitude of international and local universities sponsored the event and their representatives shared information to facilitate the students in applying for higher education. Motivational sessions were conducted for the students by Mughees Tahir (Programme Manager at Plan X), Irfan Malik (HR Business and Operations Consultant), Asghar Nadeem (Drama writer), Khalid Malik (Head of Business Studies at LGS) and Dr Irfan (Dean, Faculty of Sciences, University of South Asia). Regional Director (Centre) Ms Irum Yousuf welcomed Former Provincial Minister Education Mian Imran Masood, along with the Guest of Honour Maj General Obaid Bin Zakria and the chief guests Kimberley Langen (CEO and Founder, Spirit of Math), Kirsti Langen (Director Academics, Spirit of Math Schools) and Zorain Masood (Operations Masood, Spirit of Math Schools).
The adjudicators for the competitions were Ms Erum Bukhari (Owner & Director Strategy at 360 Degrees),Ms Esha Zeb (Assistant Manager, Plan X), Mr Israr Chishti (Head of Photography Department, University of the Punjab), Mr Mohsin Khawar (Fashion Photographer), Mr Sami Khan(Vocalist, Lagaan Band), Mr Shahan Khan (Guitarist), Ms Zubaira Hassan (HOD Kinnaird College for Women University, Lahore), Mr Rakae Jamil (Musicologist), Ms Warda Altaf (Business Development Executive,Plan9).Day 2 was concluded with the closing ceremony comprising results of the aforementioned contests and was followed by vibrant musical performances by celebrities.