Dr. Shamsad Mourtuza, Professor of English Department of University of Dhaka, Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman of Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University, Professor Dr. M Lutfar Rahaman, Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University, Professor Dr. A M M Hamidur Rahman, Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, Dr. Liza Sharmin, Head of the Department of English, Ms. Nahid Kaiser, Convener and Rabeya Binte Habib, Co- Convener of English Olympiad Bangladesh 2022 pose for a photograph along with the winners of English Olympiad Bangladesh 2022.
The final Round and the Prize Giving Ceremony of the English Olympiad Bangladesh 2022 held today (October 07) at Daffodil Smart City at Ashulia, Dhaka organized by the Department of English of Daffodil International University. English Olympiad Bangladesh 2022 is organized by the department for the third time with the motto “Show your English talents, Go for greater challenge” to make our youth as competent global citizens to take lead in international activities.
The competition attracted students of class 9 to 12 (including "O" and "A" level) from all over the country and a total number of 977 students registered themselves for the event which was divided into two categories: Senior Category (College Level) and Junior Category (School Level). After the online preliminary Selection Round, 499 participants were selected and called on for the Theater Round, which focused on English reading and writing skills, and then 40 chosen participants from both categories competed in the Final Round by presenting their extemporaneous speeches on current generic topics.
Finally, the Convener, Ms. Nahid Kaiser, Department of English, DIU announced the names of the champions. From the Junior Category _Shaherid Younus from Milestone School and College became champion, Faria Tasnim from Milestone College became 1st runner-up and Irfan Khan Joy from Saint Joseph Higher Secondary School became 2nd runner-up,
In the Senior Category Mussarat Tasmia Sneha from Feni Girls Cadet College became champion, Miftahul Islam Rajya from Faujdarhat Cadet College became the 1st runner-up and Mohammad Adnan from Presedency International School became the 2nd runner-up,
Dr. Shamsad Mortuza, Professor of English Department of University of Dhaka was present as the chief guest while Chief Patron of the event and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Daffodil International University Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, was present as the guest of Honor. Professor Dr. M Lutfar Rahaman, Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University was present as the special guest in the program.
Eminent Professors from various tertiary institutes join as Judges and Guests along with Principals from selected institutions. Overall, this was a scholarly gathering of academicians and budding stars of tomorrow. The representatives of the partner organizations and sponsors, judges for the final round were also present and they also took part in the announcements of results.