LAHORE (PR) - More than 50 notable luminaries were honored with great ardor at the 9th Annual Teachers’ Convention organized by KFC Pakistan at Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore. It was a great event of radiance and warmth as glowing tributes and salutations were paid to teachers, representing various educational institutions.

Approximately 820 nominations were received from across the country, and the participation of teachers was immense at the Convention that was put together to honor the role of teachers in our society. Apart from the teachers present, many dignified and eminent personalities also attended the even, namely Orya Maqbool Jan, Javed Iqbal, Munoo Bhai, Farhat Abbas Shah, Dr  Cusrow Dubash, Seema Aziz, Bano Qudsia etc.

Speaking at the occasion, Rangoonwala, CEO Cupola Pakistan, said, “The pillars of our education system rest on the foundations laid by our respected educators, the esteemed teachers whose role remains vital in grooming the younger generation of the country.”

He added. “World over, the teachers are revered for the nobility of their endeavor and respected for their dedication. The KFC Teachers’ Convention 2012 is a venture that has set a standard in its own right by honoring teachers from a platform put together specifically for this purpose.”

The awards were distributed in 8 categories. The categories were Life Time Achievement Award, Community Service Award, Lifetime Excellence Award, Leadership Excellence Award, Service Excellence Award, Outstanding Achievement Award, Special Service Award and Institutional Excellence Award. The winners were selected from hundreds of nominations by an esteemed panel of educationists, who themselves are gnomes in the world of learning.