In furtherance of Her Excellency, the wife of the Governor of Rivers State, Hon. Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike’s Rivethics project’s objectives which include an emphasis on quality education for children and young persons, and in commemoration of the United Nations International Day of the Girl Child which was celebrated on the 11th day of October, 2018, it is the intent of Her Excellency that secondary schools in Rivers State participate in the Rivethics Essay Writing Competition.
The title of the Essay is, MY STRATEGY TO JOIN THE SKILLED GIRLFORCE. This is in line with the theme of this year’s International Day of the Girl Child’s celebration, “With Her: A Skilled GirlForce,” aimed at drawing attention and investments to, the most pressing needs and opportunities for girls to attain skills for employability.
The Essay, which should not be more than 800 words is open to girls in Senior Secondary School, that is SS1 to SS3. Each Mixed or Girls’ school is expected to present 5 students to represent it in the competition. The written essay which must be the brainchild of the student, should highlight the following:
1. The writer’s academic history and goals for academic excellence in secondary school.
2. Future plans for post-secondary academic distinction.
3. The strategy for integrating Information Technology into future career, notwithstanding her chosen profession. This is very important because Information Technology is disrupting virtually all professions.
Submission of essays will be via email to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before the 2nd day of November, 2018.
The winning students and their Principals shall be invited to a Dinner and Career Chat with Her Excellency, where the Students will throw more light on their career plans and receive their prizes.