Mohammed Riaz, a student of Class VIII of Sri Ahobila Math Oriental Higher Secondary School, West Mambalam, received a special prize from Shankaracharya of Sri Sringeri Sharada Peetham Jagadguru Sri Bharathi Theertha Mahaswamigal at a function held on August 11 at “Sudharma”, 124, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore. He was awarded for his essay on the topic “Benefit of the Association with Noble Ones,” during an essay writing competition conducted by Sri Vidyatheertha Foundation on July 21.

The seniors’ team from the school was adjudged runner-up in the competition.

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