Kashish Sharma student of CIS selected by Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR) as a Girls Empowerment Ambassador
A huge moment of elation for the entire Chitkara Fraternity as CIS’s Head Girl and President Award Winner, Kashish Sharma has been selected by Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR) as a Girls Empowerment Ambassador.
During a press conference held today at the Chandigarh Press Club, Mrs. Harjinder Kaur, Chairperson, CCPCR announced 4 young girl achievers from the city as the Girls Empowerment Ambassadors as part of their National Girl Child Day celebration Campaign 2018. Out of the four, two students are the products of Chitkara International School, namely; Kashsish Sharma, Grade 12 student and Head Girl of the school and Shubhjyot Dayal, an Alumnus of school who passed out after completing Grade 10 from CIS. The girls will get honored his Excellency Shri VP Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab cum Administrator of UT. Chandigarh on upcoming National Girl Child Day celebration 2018 in Chandigarh.
Kashish Sharma is an exemplary figure of the region. Being the first Head Girl of Chitkara International School, she is a creative, pragmatic, amiable and a rational thinker. She is a versatile personality with an impeccable amalgamation of academics as well as co-curricular activities. She is a National and State fencing champion who has represented India at International level tournaments. Adding a feather to her cap, she has also received President Award by former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee.
She has been receiving medals in Fencing since she was 10 years old. She received a silver medal in National Championship that time. After that, she became the first Indian girl to win four gold medals in a single fencing tournament. In 2015, she got the 7th rank in the Asian Junior and Cadet Fencing Championship, and the 4th rank in Commonwealth Games held in South Africa.
In academics, her hard efforts yielded her 98.8% in 11th standard. She is extremely talented and her leadership qualities such as self-motivation, focused, empathy are quintessential.