A painting competition for students, Oviya'11, was organised by Arunai Engineering College, Tiruvannamalai, on its campus here on Thursday.

About 500 students from Tiruvannamalai, Vellore and Villupuram districts participated.

S. Logambal, a Standard VIII student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Tiruvannmalai, bagged the first prize and a cash award of Rs.5,000.

Film actor Pandu participated in the prize distribution function. E.V. Kamban, managing director of the college, spoke.

M. Arumugam, principal, R. Sathiyaseelan, registrar, M. Prukinthraj, secretary, were present.

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