PATHANAMTHITTA: SVGV Higher Secondary School, Kidangannur, near Aranmula, came first bagging 148 points at the 11th District Higher Secondary Schools’ Youth Festival that concluded at Kalanjoor near Konni on Wednesday.
Government Boys HSS, Adoor, with 106 points and PSVPM HSS at Iyravon near Konni with 96 points came second and third at the three-day cultural festival.
SVGV HSS is being crowned champions for the fifth time in the 11-year history of the cultural event. The school came first in the last event, Margamkali, held at Government HSS, marking the culmination of the festival.
Collector Raju Narayanaswamy inaugurated the valedictory function in the evening and presented trophies to the winners.
Programme committee convener Thoms Thundiyath and Parakode block panchayat vice-president C.Praksh spoke.
Following are winners in the competitions held on Wednesday:
Kerala-natanam: Athira Manohar, SVGV HSS, Kidangannur.
Thiruvathirakali: PSVPM HSS, Iyravon, Konni.
Skit: Deepak Jayan, SVGV HSS, Kidangannur.
Parichamuukali: Benson Mathew and party, SVGV HSS, Kidangannur.
Arabanamuttu: Ameen V.Thaha and party, MGM HSS, Thiruvalla.
Kolkali: Hafiz and party, PSVPM HSS, Iyrvon.
Duff-muttu: G.Anoop, SNDP HSS, Karamvely.
Poorakkali: Hareesh V.Nair, SVGV HSS, Kidangannur.
Oppana (Boys): Ameen V.Thaha and party, MGM HSS, Thiruvalla.
Deshabhakti gaanom: Akhila Ramanujan and party, St Thomas HSS, Kozhencherry.