Students mark the annual Hostel Awards.
By Bonface Inganga
On Wednesday, November 27, the Housing department together with hostel residents held the annual Hostel Awards ceremony on campus. The event provides a platform for residents to network, showcase their various talents and be awarded for their contribution and participation throughout the year. During the event, the following students were awarded. In the academics category, Elizabeth Warindi (IBA) was awarded the Best GPA (Freshman), Best GPA (Overall) and Best GPA (Female), Caren Mmasi (IBA) received the award for the Best GPA (Sophomore), Sylvie Sarabwe (APT) received the Best GPA (Junior) award, Beryl Akinyi (IR) received the Best GPA (Senior) award, Timon Onyango (IBA) received the Best GPA (Male) award and Members of the Old Block were crowed as Winners of the Trivia Challenge (Summer semester).
In the fashion and social category Masawi Washingtone (IBA) received the award for the Most Resourceful Resident and Best DRAB (Dean’s Residency Advisory Board) Member, Appia Michael (IR) was awarded the Best Entertainment Committee Member, Mohammad Abdulhakim (Finance) received the award for the Best Resident Assistant, Wanyana Belinda (EpiBio) and Mbiglo Gabriel (IBA) received the award for Potential Couple, Mugisha Lindsay (IR) was awarded the Most Attractive Female, Dlamini Tandzile (IBA) was crowned as the Most Fashionable Female, Safiatu Abubakar (IR) received the award for Most Social Resident, Kenan Russell (Freshman) was awarded the Most Attractive Male and Umri Gasper (Finance) received the award for the Most Fashionable Male. In Sports, Members of the Old Block won 12 Medals (Basketball) and 11 Medals (Football).
In attendance was Ms. Nancy Snider (Visiting Lecture, Creative Arts) who performed 3 classical Achelon pieces, Mr. Fred Kariuki (Principal Officer- Gender Equity and Protection) who highlighted the importance of reporting any forms of sexual harassment, representative from 2nd Option Fashions among others.
Participants were also treated to performances such as poetry, rap as well as a live band music, and a fashion catwalk by the 2nd Option Fashions.