March 13- Teso College Aloet in Soroti district, will represent the Eastern Region in the on-going Stanbic National Schools Championship 2017 scheduled for April 29 2017 after beating off stiff competition from four other
While congratulating the team, Samuel Ocanya, the Stanbic Bank Regional Manager – Eastern said, “This is a fantastic achievement for Teso College Aloet and I am certain they are truly proud that they have reached this
stage of the competition. It has not been easy given the level of preparation required and quality of the schools.”
Teso College beat off competition from Tororo Girls School, Mbale SS, St. Paul’s College Mbale and Hamdan Girls School during the regional quiz competitions which are the third stage in the National School Championship.
Cathy Adengo, the Head of CSI and Communications at Stanbic Bank Uganda said they are happy with the progress of the competition. She said they are pleased to see the amazing talent from across the country. “The level of enthusiasm and support from the students has been incredible and we are pleased that this competition is moving on to the next level that will show us the greatest minds in the country,” she said.
Martin Muhwezi, the Programme Director of the implementing partner said, “The teams who make it to the Grand Finale are expected to develop and run a bank simulation project over a one month period. At the
end of the month they each make presentations before a panel of judges on their project. The team deemed by the judges to have conducted the best project wins the grand prize which is a fully paid trip to South Africa
for the two team mates and their patron teacher, plus lunch with the Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank,” he said.
Sacred Heart in Gulu will also represent the Northern Region while the finalists from Central and Western Regions are next to be decided in subsequent competitions.