The 370th birth anniversary of scientist Sir Isaac Newton was celebrated in the A.P. State Council of Science and Technology Regional Science Centre here on Wednesday with students from three different schools participating in it.

Basic sciences

Additional Divisional Electrical Engineer D. Krishna, a guest at the celebrations, told students to concentrate on mathematics and basic sciences from the primary sections in their schooling. Students from SURR Municipal High School, SDMYRR High School, and Netaji High School, Bhavanipuram, all from Vijayawada. The students after listening to the speakers at the celebrations participated in the quiz, drawing, essay writing and painting competitions.

Winners

Netaji High School students Meeravali, N. Venkatesh and V.N. Vyshnavi won the first prize in essay writing, quiz and poster presentation competitions.

The other winners in essay writing were Ch. Bhargav Reddy and P. Jhansi, in quiz it was N. Baji, T. Srinivasa Reddy, and Sk. Karima; and in poster presentation – P. Durga Rao and N. Pavan.