Saturday, 28 February 2015 00:00

Chennai Corporation School Students Awarded as Junior Scientists 2015 at The GRAND FINALE of National Science Day Competition 2015

The Corporation of Chennai in association with QED (Everest Edusys & Solutions Pvt. Ltd) organized National Science Day Competition – 2015 for 154 Corporation Middle Schools.

Amma Arangam Auditorium, Shenoy Nagar Chennai witnessed a burst of vibrant activity on 26.02.2015 when 10 teams from Corporation Middle Schools compete for top 3 positions.

Mrs. Shilpa Prabhakar.S, I.A.S.-Deputy Commissioner (Education) Corporation of Chennai inaugurated, the event with her motivating speech to all the students where she emphasized that ‘participating is always important than winning’.

Valedictory function was enlightened by the insightful thoughts of our Worshipful Mayor, Mr. Saidai Duraisamy (Corporation of Chennai) on NSD 2015 contest. Mr.Vikram Kapoor, I.A.S.Principal Secretary/Commissioner (Corporation of Chennai) steered the momentum by his speech on ‘how to use the best learning models for science students’. The prizes were distributed to all the winners and their science teachers in presence of Worshipful Mayor Mr. Saidai Duraisamy, Mr. Vikram Kapoor, Mrs. Shilpa Prabhakar.S, QED Chairman Mr.. Krishna Srinivasan, QED Co- founder and Director Mrs. C. R. Hymavathy and MSC Program coordinator Mrs. Shyamala Ramakrishnan. Mr. Perinbaraj, Education Officer, delivered the vote of thanks to all the participants and dignitaries who apprised the event with their appreciative thoughts.

The GRAND FINALE comprised of 3 rounds

First Round

Knowledge Based

Second Round

Observation round based on QED
Science Exhibits and

Third Round

Visual Round.

Award Distribution

Winning Teams are -

1st Position - CHS, Vanniya teynampet

Students - C6 R.Sriram, C7 K.Karthikeyan, C8 A.Gobala krishnan

Science Teacher - S. Rajeshwari

2nd Position - CMS, 3 AP Road

Students - C6 S.Sanjay, C7 B.Kaviya, C8 S.Anitha

Science Teacher - R. Latha

3rd Position - CMS, Ramastreet

Students - C6 Ayyanar, C7 Y.Anand, C8 R.Praveen

Science Teacher - L. Balamani

The winning team received National Savings Certificates of Rs. 25,000 each. Science teacher received 8 gms gold.

The second prize was certificates of Rs. 20,000 each. Science teacher received 250 gms silver

Third prize was certificates for Rs. 15,000 each. Science teacher received 100 gms silver.

An open ambience let the students enjoy the event in a more joyous manner. The enthusiastic participants and packed audience left us feeling greatly excited. We feel incredibly happy to make it happen.

The Competition begun on 16th Feb 2015 where from 88 Corporation School teams, 20 school teams were shortlisted for Semi Finals.

On 19th Feb 2015, 20 school teams who were qualified for semifinals culminated to 10 teams for the Grand Finale held on 26th Feb 2015 at Amma Arangam, Shenoy Nagar.

COC & QED frequently organizes such contests for Corporation School Students to uplift their talent during their learning stage to make them future ready.

The NSD 2015 contest for Corporation School Students reflects our core belief that each and every student of India be it from Public, Private or Corporation School must develop strong foundation which will help them to build a bright career. The focus of the NSD 2015 was to bring out the enthusiasm & participation excitement among the Middle School Corporation Students for Science subjects and to analyze their understanding of facts behind science concepts.

We’d like to express our gratitude to The Chennai Corporation for their support and for organizing the event with us, to all our enthusiastic participants; and last but not the least to our dynamic team we are really grateful for your support.