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CNOOC Sponsors 90 Students in Hoima for Further Studies

One of the beneficiaries of the CNOOC Best Performer’s Award

CNOOC Uganda, information pills http://demo.des.net.id/hospital/wp-includes/formatting.php the Operator of Kingfisher oil field, viagra http://cnafinance.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/class.jetpack-heartbeat.php on Friday recognized and awarded ninety students in Hoima District who have achieved best performance at PLE, UCE and UACE level examinations, under its Corporate Social Responsibility Program code-named “CNOOC Best Performer’s Award”.

The BPA has been running since 2012, and is aimed at encouraging better performance to the students in Hoima District. To date the Program has rewarded 240 students with prize money and certificates with hope to motivate them.

A total of 8,181 US Dollars, an equivalent of around UGX 27,000,000/= (Twenty Seven Million Uganda Shillings) has been awarded to the best performing students this year, 2016.

These students were selected by the office of the District Education Officer (DEO), Hoima District based on the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) results with 20 per cent selected from the Hoima Municipality schools and 80 per cent selected from the rest of the district.

According to Mr. Godfrey Serwanja, the DEO – Hoima, the awards have motivated schools into performing better at all the three levels compared to previous years before the awards. In 2012, the best student at PLE got 5 aggregates while in 2014 the best got 4 aggregates, at UACE in 2012 only 3 candidates scored maximum points while in 2014, there was an improvement where 9 candidates scored maximum points.

The ceremony was presided over by the Resident District Commissioner, Isaac Kawooya who commended CNOOC Uganda for supporting the education sector in line with Government’s development plans.

He also congratulated the award winners along with their parents and teachers and urged the students to continue working hard at their next level of education and always consider giving back to the community so that those who come after them can receive the same support.

Aminah Bukenya, CNOOC Uganda’s Public Relations Supervisor said “the Best Performers Awards affirms our willingness to be a good neighbor to the communities in which we operate and commitment to a win-win situation with its stakeholders in the region.

 

 

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