An awareness meeting on road safety norms was an enlightening session for students of Gowtham Model English Medium High School. Addressing the students, city traffic wing ACP A.V. Ramana said people must follow the set of traffic rules put in place by the authorities concerned for safety of all citizens. Rules like acquiring a driving licence, wearing of helmet, avoiding calls on cell phone while driving and triple riding on a two-wheeler could attract a fine and punishment, he warned. Traffic Circle-I inspector Y. Srinivas Rao, school principal P. Ramarao, correspondent A. Bhavani Prasad and others were present.

K. Harshavardhan of eighth class in Sri Chaitanya Techno School at Bhavanipuram, won a bronze medal in the ‘kata’ section of the AP State Open Karate-Kungfu Championship 2010 held at Gannavaram Municipal High School. Nearly 400-odd students from different schools participated in the event. Principal M.V.S. Prasad complimented the boy and his master Vidyadhar.

P. Pavan Kumar and P. Prem Rishi Kumar of Nellore Ravindra Bharathi School, won gold medals in the AP Karate-Kungfu Championship 2010 held at Gannavaram Municipal High School. M. Kruthi of the same school won a silver medal while M. Lalith, S. A. Fatima and K. Baji Vali bagged bronze medals. Headmistress Sarada patted the winners.

Sai Sruthi, an eighth class student from Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 2 qualified for State-level chess competition after winning in the under-19 category of the chess competition conducted by Krishna District Chess Federation. Principal C. Aliveni complimented the girl for her achievement in the assembly session.

Powergrid, Nunna conducted a two-day eye check-up camp at Zilla Parishad High School in Nunna village as part of its corporate social responsibility programme. V. Ram Prasad, Chief Manager, Powergrid, said that based on primary screening, secondary level screening will be done at Sankara Eye Hospital, Pedakakani, for the children who need advanced treatment. Nunna Sarpanch J. Srinivasa Rao, Vijayawada Rural Mandal president Y. Nagi Reddy and others were present.

Keywords: Ongole schools