Pittsburgh students hold essay writing competition


The Bhutanese Students Group of Pittsburgh held an essay writing competition at Hilltop Computer Center, 500 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, on January 5.

Students write essays in the competition (Picture courtesy : Uma Gautam)

According to the organizer, various 36 students from various seven middle and high schools took part in the writing competition. The participants were given topics according to their grades.

The results of the competition are being awaited as ESL teachers have been given the task to evaluate those writer-ups and announce winners, added the organizer.

The best performers will be awarded with cash prizes ranging from US$ 50 to US $300, informed the organizer.

The Pittsburgh students’ body has been actively involved in various community works including cleaning local parks and streets.