Twelve primary school students have today received prizes after their essays received top scores for the children’s essay writing competition.

The competition, organized by Spark TV and NTV received more than 200 entries from Primary school students in Uganda.

According to Theopista Sekitto the business Manager of Spark TV, students were asked to write an essay under the theme, “The Uganda I want to see.” The winning students received certificates and hampers that included scholastic materials, body grooming products among others.

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Ms Sekitto called on other students who have the same passion for writing to keep on participating in such competitions to not only improve their writing skills but also expand their knowledge and horizons

Faith Sentongo, one of the essay winners said her passion for writing and encouragement from her parents pushed her to enter the competition.