N. Sashank Ram Manikanta of Class 6 in V.P. Siddhartha Public School won first prize in the regional-level stamp design contest, organised by the Department of Post for school students.

The boy was given a cash prize of Rs. 1500 and a certificate. He is qualified to participate in the national-level contest now.

School convenor P. Prabhas, Principal C.V. Ramanaiah and Vice-Principal Y. Vani complimented him for the achievement.