Verulam pupil wins essay competition
VERULAM – Congratulations went out to a pupil from Lotusville Primary School who won an essay writing competition.
Grade 5 pupil, Diashen Pillay’s essay on Shivaratri beat the competition and he was presented with first prize by the Gayathri Peedam Association. Pillay competed against all schools in the Verulam and Tongaat area. “He did the school proud,winning R300 for himself as well as R500 for the school,” said teacher Siva Govender.
The competition was a great opportunity for budding young writers like Pillay.