S. Shibu Lijacir and C. Prasanth Sekar, representing Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Golden Jubilee Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Sankarnagar, Tirunelveli, emerged victorious at the State level quiz competition for school students conducted in connection with the Atomic Week Celebrations-2006.The celebrations were conducted jointly by the Department of Atomic Energy and the Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre (TNSTC) at Anna Science Centre-Planetarium in Tiruchi. The quiz contest was conducted on the topic "Energy with special reference to atomic energy". The school students who had won at the regional level quiz and elocution contests held at Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchi, Salem and Tirunelveli took part in the State level finals. The runner-up trophy was shared by Vidya Vikas Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tiruchengode (represented by Sajeev Gopinath and Lokesh Karthik) and Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School, Chennai (represented by Pramod and Viswanath).

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