Mysuru high school students win Prajavani quiz contest


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Bengaluru, Jan 17, 2015, DHNS:

The final round of the Prajavani Quiz Championship 2014-15 conducted on Friday in the City was an exhilarating test of knowledge between six teams from high schools across the State.

Although C Vaishnavi and S Sushmita from Marimallappa High School, Mysuru, emerged the champions, other participants deserve equal praise for the tough competition they gave the winners. It came down to tie-breakers to decide the winners of the competition.

Prajna N Hebber and Rakshit Kumar of Sharadha Vidylaya, Mangaluru, bagged the second place, while Bharat H N and Kishen Bhat from Adichunchanagiri School, Shivamogga, bagged the third place.

A total of six teams, of the 12 that took part in the semi-finals, reached the final round of the quiz held at Kuvempu Kalakshetra in the City, hosted by actor-director Ramesh Aravind. The first three teams won laptops, cameras and tabs, respectively. The other three teams received consolation prizes. 

Enthusiastic students were seen preparing for the competition since 8 am at the venue, with parents giving tips to their children.

About 5,050 students from 705 schools across the State participated in the preliminary rounds. With over a thousand participating teams, the quiz took place in six rounds. The two semi-finals saw teams from NPS, Rajajinagar, Jananakshi Vidyaniketan School, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, and the like. 

Mohammed Mohsin, Commissioner, Department of Public Instruction, and actor Ramesh Arvind distributed the prizes. Prajavani Editor K N Shanth Kumar, Prajavani Executive Editor Padmaraj Dandavati and Dr G Sridhar, Managing Director, Deeksha Network, were present. The competition was held in association with Deeksha Network.

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