Nearly 400 students from schools in and around Chitlapakkam took part in an inter-school competition organised by Violet Matriculation Higher Secondary School on November 17. The students took part in essay writing, fancy dress, colouring and painting. The event was co-sponsored by Hindustan Uni-Lever.

School principal, Lydia Sagayam, welcomed the gathering. In the fancy dress competition, Maharajanthi from Mount Carmel and G. Pragalya from St. Marks bagged the first place.

Prize winners

R. Dharshita from Shree Guhans and D. Sri Pooja from SCS Matriculation School stood first in colouring.

Sharmila and Kavyashree from Rosily School stood first in painting. S. Tejasri Subitha from Sita Devi Garodia and Grace Mary from Jans Matric came first in essay writing, the topic of which was ‘healthy living.’ Dhinakar, president of Lions Club of Madras-Chetpet, distributed prizes.

School Secretary N.R.D. Premkumar and Joint Secretary P.E.R. Premchand were among others present on the occasion.

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