Thursday, 16 March 2017

LPU honoured its World Cup Shooting Medal Winner Student with Rs One Lakh Cash Reward


After winning silver medal in 50 meter free pistol event at the World Cup, international shooter Amanpreet Singh visited Lovely Professional University and was accorded a warm welcome by all the students and staff members. LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal and Pro Chancellor Mrs Rashmi Mittal honoured him on his glorious win with a citation of appreciation and a cash award of Rs One Lakh to further strengthen his sports and academic activities. Congratulating and encouraging Amanpreet, Chancellor Mittal said: “I feel immense pleasure while sharing that your illustrious achievement has made India and LPU proud. We all at LPU feel privileged to honour you with a cheque of Rs One Lakh for your outstanding feat. We hope that you will keep on bringing laurels to the country and to LPU. Best wishes for your bright future and next target of winning gold medal in Olympics 2020.”
 

During the honouring ceremony, International shooter Amanpreet was along with his family-members. Thanking LPU management, teachers & students for their motivation & firm support; Amanpreet assured all at LPU: “I will continue bringing glory to the country and LPU through my diverse endeavours. Presently, I am aiming to win gold medal in Olympics 2020, which are to be held in Tokyo (Japan).”

While addressing the students during an interactive session at LPU, Amanpreet said in response to a query made by a student, “Age is no bar; students should follow their respective passions with complete dedication. I followed both of my passions, in academics as well as sports, with complete determination, dedication and devotion. The result is before you all. In addition, I will continue with LPU MBA programme also.” Sharing his personal life, he also informed that his little daughter “Wahenoor” is very lucky, for his career, as prior to her birth he had attempted many times with no solid results. 

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