Mall of the Emirates Rewards Budding Photographers

Published June 3rd, 2010 - 08:07 GMT

The People’s Choice’ displaying the works of 15 budding talents from GEMS Education schools recently at its premises. A total of 1797 votes were received from mall visitors who were asked to list their top three choices and the winners of the competition were given prizes from Jacky’s Electronics. Yousef Haddad of Westminster School in Al Qusais bagged the top prize with 284 votes from the mall’s customers followed by Zoe Fries of Dubai American Academy at Al Barsha as second prize winner with 204 votes. Irmark Atabeil of International School of Tripoli in Libya was named as the third prize winner with 195 votes for his work. The ‘GEMS Young Photographer of the Year 2010’ competition which was sponsored by ‘World Challenge’, attracted over 300 entries from GEMS schools in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA), which together account for almost 100,000 students.

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