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Emerald Heights Wins Round Square Anniversary Challenge Award for Inventiveness at Cape Town, South Africa

The Emerald Heights International School awarded with the Round Square Anniversary Challenge Award 2017 for “Inventiveness” for cancer awareness project, competing against 182 Round Square affiliated schools globally. Additionally, the school received a $2375 contribution to further continue the project. The award was given by His Majesty King Constantine and Patron of Round Square along with Queen Anne-Marie at the Round Square International Conference (RSIC) 2017 at Cape Town, South Africa. The conference was jointly hosted by three schools in October 2017 wherein delegates from over 180 schools in 50 countries participated. The schools were Bridge House School, St Cyprian’s School and St George’s Grammar School. The school took up increasing cancer awareness amongst the high risk prone populations as its main objective for the Round Square Anniversary Challenge, a platform to identify a deep-rooted problem in society and execute a project to solve the same in collaboration with the Indore Cancer Foundation Charitable Trust (ICF). Under the project, C- Aware mobile application was also created. The app makes it much easier to record responses to the survey and compile the data. Above all, the project is sustainable in its vision and shall go on to spread and succeed in more regions.