Students of Nirmala High School, Vijayawada, won many prizes across the State. K. V. Pavan of Std. VIII bagged first prize in the Kata event at the seventh Andhra Pradesh State Karate and Kung-Fu Championship-2006, organised at Khammam by Star Dragon Martial Arts Club. Ch Gowtham of Std. VI bagged a gold medal in the Kata event of third A.P. GO Soku Ryu Karate Championship held at Hyderabad. He also secured the third place in Kumite event and received a bronze medal besides clinching the second prize in individual Kata event in children's category and won a silver medal in the A.P. State Shito-Rhy Karate Championship-2006 at Guntur.K. Yashaswini of Std. V was given Balamitra Award and got a gold medal in the International Children's Art Competition, held at Amalapuram. Zareen and R. Sindhurika of Std. X won first and second prizes in essay writing contest organised by Rama Krishna Mission, at Vijayawada.