VISAKHAPATNAM: De Paul School of Ukkunagaram won the Rolling Trophy of VUDA Children World Quiz Competition for 2008. The team represented by its students Aritra Ghosh, M.V. Krishna Teja, Nishant Pani and M. Sumanth Sangeeth secured the first place while Sri Prakash Vidya Niketan team represented by L.S. Siddharth, A.N.S. Dinesh, E. Phani Deep and L. Amulya emerged the Runners-Up and the Nalanda Talent School team comprising P. Krishna Kanth, Sushant Mahapatro, V.V. Avinash and L. Lalith Reddy stood third.
Six of the 30 schools that participated in the competition were selected for the finals after the preliminary rounds. GVMC Accounts Officer V. Surya Rao and Dadi Institute of Engineering Assistant Professor P.V. Murali were the quiz masters. The following are winners in seniors category in the drawing competition: First Prize: Gourab Mohanty, Delhi Public School; Second Prize: D. Manasa Sarojini, Chaitanya Public School (CPS); Third Prize: M. Sai Manjeera, Little Angels School and Consolation prizes: B. Sunita Kumar, CPS; and M. Harshith, DAV Public School and special prize: Arangi Ram Adithya, Little Angels School.