Tuesday, 03 April 2018

BIC® turns dreamers into winners

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Image 16: Kenville Primary School. L to R: Yolanda Bourman (BIC® Roadshow Ambassador, Mrs Zehrah Floris, teacher for Grade 1E – she came in 2nd place with the 2nd highest number of entries as nominated by her pupils, she wins R3 000, Lillian Henderson (Marketing Director – BIC® South Africa), Ronette Kishun (Marketing Manager – Stationery BIC® South Africa)

BIC® has given away R35 000 in cash prizes to various schools as part of its annual education roadshow. Now in its seventh year, the BIC® School Roadshow - implemented and managed by Zinto Marketing Group – is part of an initiative to provide assistance nationally, to schools hampered by a lack of resources. In 2017, the BIC® School Roadshow focused on the KwaZulu-Natal region, the theme - If you can dream it, you can be it – allowed the brand to use the event as a platform for inspiration and motivation. Key messages included the importance of planning for a career, respecting parents and teachers, taking action against bullies and helping others – and, of course, the role of learning as learners strive towards their big, exciting goals. This roadshow targeted 150 primary schools in KwaZulu-Natal, reaching 80 000 learners.One of the chief mechanisms used to raise awareness around the roadshow was a colouring in competition, with R35 000 in prizes up for grabs. Six winners, earning R1 000 each, were selected from various categories namely Best Foundation Phase Student, Best Senior Phase Student, and Teachers, with prizes awarded for the most entries as nominated by their learners in each school. Prizes were also awarded to the school with the most entries and, in the spirit of helping others, the winning school was able to donate R10 000 to a lesser resourced school of their choice.This year’s winners included…

Image 16: Kenville Primary School. L to R: Yolanda Bourman (BIC® Roadshow Ambassador, Mrs Zehrah Floris, teacher for Grade 1E – she came in 2nd place with the 2nd highest number of entries as nominated by her pupils, she wins R3 000, Lillian Henderson (Marketing Director – BIC® South Africa), Ronette Kishun (Marketing Manager – Stationery BIC® South Africa)

Image 44: Kenville Primary School. L to R: Mrs Zehrah Floris (Teacher form Grade 1E – she came in 2nd place with the 2nd highest number of entries as nominated by her pupils, she wins R3 000), Lillian Henderson (Marketing Director – BIC® South Africa), Mrs Saikoolal, (Principal ),Ronette Kishun (Marketing Manager – Stationery BIC® South Africa)

Image 44a: Kenville Cheque Hand-Over. L to R: Yolanda Bourman (BIC® Roadshow Ambassador), BIC® Boy, Mrs Saikoolal (Principal), Lillian Henderson (Marketing Director – BIC® South Africa), Ronette Kishun (Marketing Manager – Stationery BIC® South Africa)

Image 29: Sea Cow Lake Secondary School. L to R. Sanjay Ramcharan - Regional Sales Manager KZN BIC® South Africa, Ronette Kishun (Marketing Manager – Stationery BIC® South Africa, Mrs JM Ramawtar (Deputy Principal), Lillian Henderson (Marketing Director – BIC® South Africa). The school receives R10 000, they were nominated by Kenville Primary to receive this prize money

Image 48: Parsee Rustomjee Primary School. L to R: Mrs A Hardin, highest number of school entries under her name she wins R5 000, Mrs S Jokhoo (3rd place for 3rd highest number of entries nominated by her pupils , she wins R1 000, Yolanda Bourman (BIC® Roadshow Ambassador), Keeshin Ganess wins R1 000 for his art work, Lillian Henderson (Marketing Director – BIC® South Africa), Ronette Kishun (Marketing Manager – Stationery BIC® South Africa), BIC® Boy

Image 53: Parsee Rustomjee Primary School. Yolanda Bourman (BIC® Roadshow Ambassador), Keeshin Ganess (learner), Lillian Henderson (Marketing Director – BIC® South Africa), Ronette Kishun (Marketing Manager – Stationery BIC® South Africa), BIC® Boy

Image 77: Parsee Rustomjee Primary School. L to R: Mrs S Jokhoo (3rd place for 3rd highest number of entries nominated by her pupils, she wins R1 000), Keeshin Ganess (learner) wins R1 000 for his art work, Mrs A Hardin (first place winner, highest number of school entries under her name she wins R5 000

Image 51: Rose Heights Primary School. L to R: Zakiya Vally (learner), Yolanda Bourman (BIC® Roadshow ambassador), Sanam Maharaj (learner); BIC® Boy. Both learners win R1000 each for best art-work.

Image 30: Rydalvale Primary School. L to R: Mrs Afsana Kaithoo with her son, Arian Kaithoo (learner), Mrs Saroj Chetty (Principal), Yolanda Bourman (BIC® Roadshow Ambassador); BIC® Boy – Arian wins R1000 for his artwork

AYS Memorial Primary - Image 16 : Ays Memorial Primary school. L to R: Yolanda Bourman (BIC® Roadshow Ambassador), Mrs Kathy Naidoo, (mother of the winner) Ria Ann Naidoo (learner) with her winning drawing and BIC® Boy – Ria Ann Naidoo won R1 000 for one of the best artworks competing amongst 150 schools around KZN.

Image 32: Ays Memorial Primary School. L to R: Mrs Kathy Naidoo (mother of winner Ria Ann Naidoo), Mrs Sheila Inder (Grade 3A teacher for Ria Ann Naidoo), Yolande Bourman (BIC® Roadshow Ambassador), Ria Ann Naidoo (winner); BIC® Boy

Image 22: Dr Indira Learning Academy - Yolande Bourman (BIC® Roadshow Ambassador) Phoebe Odelle Chetty - Winner of R1 000 for her artwork, BIC® Boy For more information, visit http://www.za.bicworld.com. Alternatively connect with them on Instagram or Twitter.

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