Kennedy Space Center, Orlando, Florida: On Monday 1st August 2016, students of Lahore Grammar School, Johar Town Senior Boys Branch, as members of Rockdonnell Company, were declared the winners of the International Space Settlement Design Competition. Ms Anita Gale, founding member of the competition congratulated the team comprising of high school students from the United States of America, the United Kingdom and Pakistan on its commendable achievement. In all, there were 19 teams comprising of students from 13 countries who competed in the final of the Space Settlement competition. LGS JT was the only team representing Pakistan after becoming finalists at the Asian Regional Space Settlement Design Competition in India earlier this year. We salute our boys for having done their school and their country proud through their achievement and offer heartiest congratulations to the Principal Ms Faiqa Afzal whose personal interest, selection and grooming of the team has been lauded by the competition hosts and is worthy of special mention. Congratulations also to the Directors of Lahore Grammar School, Mrs Samina Rahman in particular, who was instrumental in ensuring the participation of the school team in this prestigious international contest. Moreover, we acknowledge the contributions of Mr Khalil Akhtar and Mr Mohsin Iftikhar who coached the team. Congratulations to the proud parents who encouraged and supported the efforts of their sons.
Last but not the least, we would also like to acknowledge and thank our sponsors, ZiC and Qarshi for their generous contributions!
Well done, LGS JT! Pakistan zindabaad!