According to the public voting results, students of Nazarbayev Intellectual School in Kyzylorda were recognized as prizewinners of the first republic children's award “Zhas Orken”.
The national award “Zhas Orken” is a new project aimed at identifying talented children and organizations for their recognition and encouragement. For the first time, the whole country have selected the best students in science, sports, culture, ecology and other spheres.
On the special Facebook page, users nominated about their 300 participants and only 56 of them hit the final shortlist in 14 nominations. According to the last voting stage, 29 young talents were recognized as laureates of the award, three of them are students of Kyzylorda Intellectual School.
Altynai Abdizhamil, this year graduate received an unique statuette in the nomination Young Volunteer. Being as an active student of the school community - shanyrak, Altynai often has initiated the charity events and concerts to support children with different diseases.
- This is a great happiness when you help children to smile. The most memorable thing I would call organizing the New Year party for children who are ill with cancer. When we saw enjoyment in their eyes, we understood that we were doing everything for a good reason, Altynai said.
One more graduate of this year - Aruzhan Abutalipova is recognized as the best in the Young Poet nomination. The multiple winner of regional and republic literary contests for today, Aruzhan is the author of about hundreds of poems.
- I mainly like writing about life, nature, and my native land. I am grateful for the school that helped me to discover and develop my abilities, Aruzhan said.
Tenth-grade student Daulet Rayymbek was distinguished in the Young Ecologist nomination. He is working on a project how to grow plants in a laboratory through microclonal evolution technology. According to his opinion, plants grown in test tubes are characterized with a high survival rate and disease resistance.
The “Zhas Orken” Award was established in the framework of Kazakhstan National Award “Public Favourite of the Year” by the public fund “Republic - Region - Development”.