Udhagamandalam: Shoyeta Samanta, a Standard X student of St. Joseph’s Convent Girls Higher Secondary School, Coonoor, has done her Alma Mater proud.
Participating in the state level science seminar on ‘Global Climate Change and its Impact’ organised under the aegis of the National Science Centre by the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore, and the Directorate of School Education, Tamil Nadu, at Chennai recently, she emerged victorious.
Sixty students from 30 districts vied for honours and Shoyeta got the first rank.
The objective of the seminar was to encourage the young students to take a keen interest in science and develop the capacity to analyse various issues.
Ms. Shoyeta will represent Tamil Nadu in the National Science Seminar at New Delhi on October 5, 2007.