On this day, The Modern School in association with the HOPE Initiative organized an inter-school debate on the topic ‘The recent restrictions imposed by government on smoking and drinking is a more effective strategy to improve the health of our community than creating awareness through moral education’.
Students of various schools of Lucknow participated enthusiastically in the competition. Prominent among them were DPS, CMS, Army Public School, Lucknow Public School, The Modern School and New way Senior Secondary School. Priyanshi Gupta of The Modern School was adjudged the best speaker, for the motion and Ayesha Khan of Army Public School best speaker, against the motion.
Mr. Rakesh Kapoor, Founder, Principal of the school spoke to the students about the various health problems created by smoking and drinking. Representatives of the HOPE organization showed a movie on causes of Hepatitis-B, to create awareness among the students to prevent it.