Minister Tumwebaze’s Son Decorated At New York Students Expo

Garry Tumwebaze won bronze at this year's Genius Olympiad in New York

Son of Information Minister Frank Tumwebaze was yesterday among those decorated at this year’s Genius Olympiad, medicine an annual arts and science students’ expo in New York.

Garry Tumwebaze was awarded a bronze medal for his project titled ‘Decide Your Destiny”

Genius Olympiad is an international high school project competition about environmental issues. It is founded and organized by the Terra Science and Education and hosted by the State University of New York at Oswego.

Gary Tumwebaze

Gary Tumwebaze

This year’s episode had 850 student participants from the United States and 64 other countries across the globe.

The students presented their projects individually or in groups, in the fields of Science, Visual Performance Arts, Business, Writing and design.

Some of the participants socializing

Some of the participants socializing

Other Ugandans that participated in the 2016 Genius Olympiad included; Abdurahim Ibrahim (who presented Go Green Saves Lives), Wasswa Mark Kabanda, (Biological Insect Control In Tropical Farms Using Erythrina Abyssinica) and Hussein Yusuf Bashir (Score For A Better Environment).

Minister Frank Tumwebaze was excited by his ‘boy’s’ performance, tweeting; “You have made us proud!!!”


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