Baptist College holds literary day programme
Kohima, Feb. 22 (EMN): The literary committee of Baptist College in Kohima organised its ‘Literary Day’ programme at the college premises on Tuesday on the theme “The world in words.’’
Speaking at the occasion, the convenor of the literary committee, Dr. Sentinaro, remarked that “reading, writing and communication” are the three tools that prepare students for living and learning outside the text.
The programme was divided into two sessions witnessing four intense events.
The first session witnessed on stage activity with solo competition and off stage activities with creative letter writing and pencil sketching, which were conducted simultaneously.
The “Open Mic” event was the second on-stage activity, where the participants performed stand-up comedies and spoken word/ slam poetry showcasing their talents.
Song presentation from Yemkong Somba and a band performance from Sangbolong Jamir and friends enthralled the gathering.
The college principal, Dr. Kekuchol Pusa, exhorted the students and gave away prizes and citations to the winners of different competitions.
In the solo competition, Chimshe Lam, 4th semester student of English department, secured the first position, while Throngsela Y, 4th semester student of Sociology department, secured the second position.
In creative letter writing, the first position was won by Nukshimenla, 4th semester student of Sociology department, and second position was won by Lochumbeni Humtsoe, 6th semester student of English department.
In pencil sketch, Lhikhrote, 4th semester student of B.Com, and Shingmei T Phom, 2nd semester student of Sociology department, won the first and second positions respectively.
In the open mic event, Wekehete-u Thopi, 6th semester student of English department, won the first position, while Synthia Chemtok, 2nd semester student of History department, secured the second position.