LAHORE: Two college students of the Pak-Turk Maarif International Schools and Colleges have received a high award at a global science occasion within the US.
Talia Kulsoom and Umm-e-Kulsoom, Twelfth-grade college students on the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Girls’ Campus in Karachi, took the primary place within the Physical Science class on the 2022 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) held in Atlanta metropolis, the varsity introduced in a press release.
Their undertaking, accomplished underneath the supervision of their instructor Hira Bashir, centered on the extraction of “vegan leather” from Cedrus deodara, a cedar tree species native to the Himalayas, in response to the assertion.
“Our intelligent students believe in the green world and in the conservation of resources, which encouraged them to come up with this unique idea,” the varsity stated.
The ISEF is an annual occasion organized by the Society for Science and Engineering, a non-profit group headquartered within the US.
The organisation describes the occasion as “the world’s largest international science competition,” bringing collectively roughly 1,800 highschool college students from greater than 63 international locations every year.
The Maarif Foundation has 28 colleges and schools throughout Pakistan that present high quality schooling to hundreds of scholars in a number of cities, together with Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore.