Encouragement from parents and well wishers will help students a lot and make them achieve their goals, said well-known music director R.P. Patnaik. In addition to support, consolation prizes boost the confidence of students in achieving new tasks, he said while addressing mediapersons at the garden party organised by Somajiguda Press Club Committee at Jal Vihar recently.
In connection with the programme, Mr. R.P. Patnaik, actor AVS and director and producer Tammaredi Bharadwaj presented scholarships to children of Press Club members for achieving over 80 per cent marks in their academics in Intermediate.
Besides scholarships, prizes and certificates were presented to 16 students of tenth standard and 22 students of intermediate.
Press Club Secretary R. Ravikanth Reddy, Joint Secretary K.L. Kumar, Committee member Janardhan Reddy were also present on the occasion.