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The winners: Students of the Lawrence School receiving their certificates at Coonoor on Friday.
The winners: Students of the Lawrence School receiving their certificates at Coonoor on Friday.

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Teams from nine schools vied for honours

Udhagamandalam: A team comprising Mallika Singhi, Akash Goud and Shurti Ambart from the Lawrence School, Lovedale emerged victorious in a quiz contest titled ’Know U.S.’ organised by the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General for South India in association with the Stanes Higher Secondary School at Coonoor on Friday. The knowledge of the participants in classes 10 to 12 pertaining to American history, geography, society, government, culture and current affairs came under the scanner.

Teams from nine schools vied for honours. The second prize was bagged by Priyanka Aparna and Ronald Rolph of Stanes Higher Secondary School.

The third prize went to Arkit Agarwal,Vaibav Vengayo and Karan Aswin of the Good Shepherd International School. The Consul for Cultural Affairs Ragini Gupta who gave away the prizes. said that the Know U.S. Quiz caravan was going around various parts of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra and Karnataka.

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