Ussayed Shakeel brings Laurels to the College in ESU Public Speaking Contest
The English Speaking Union is an international charity which was founded on June 28, 1918 on the initiative of an international writer and journalist Sir Evelyn Wrench. During its long history, the ESU has played an important part in fostering cultural ties between public of different nationalities. Every Year, the English Speaking Union holds an international public speaking competition where bright young students of Pakistani origin participate at the national level and the winner student is sent to U.K. for participation in final round.
The English Speaking Union Islamabad Chapter held the city round of this year’s speech contest in Islamabad on 11th February 2019 at Islamabad Model College for Women F 7/2. 17 participants from more than 12 institutions contested in the public speaking competition. Ussayed Shakeel Abbasi and Saad Sakhawat, Class XI, participated in the contest. Both the students delivered very good speeches. Ussayed Shakeel, speaking in a marvelous way, remained runner up in the contest and qualified for the national round to be held on 28th of February, 2019. We wish him the best of luck for the next round.
A Senior Old Gallian Passes Away
Mr. Gul Muhammad Khan, old Gallian and life member of OGAP Karachi Chapter, passed away on 24th of January, 2019. Mr. Gul Muhammad joined Lawrence College in Class VI in 1935 in Dane House and left the College after Inter in 1941. He was the oldest and seniormost Gallian till his demise. Mr. Gul Muhammad Khan served in Pakistan Navy with great distinction and was highly respected by everyone. He looked after his extended family with great care and compassion and lived a very dignified life. The Principal, faculty and Gallians express their sincere condolence to the bereaved family and friends of Mr. Gul Muhammad Khan. May Allah bless his soul in eternal peace and grant him high rank in Jannah.