Puducherry school wins quiz event

Updated - November 10, 2018 07:58 am IST

Published - November 10, 2018 01:17 am IST - CHENNAI

Winners of The Hindu In School Agriculture Quiz along with Raju Narayana Swamy, chairman of Coconut Development Board on Friday.

Winners of The Hindu In School Agriculture Quiz along with Raju Narayana Swamy, chairman of Coconut Development Board on Friday.

More than 450 students took part in The Hindu In School Agriculture Quiz on Friday. The team from The Study L’Ecole Internationale, Puducherry emerged winners, followed by the team from Petit Seminaire Higher Secondary School, Puducherry. As many as 225 teams comprising students from classes VII to XII from schools in Chennai, Puducherry, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts competed to make it to the finals of the quiz, presented by the Coconut Development Board.

Raju Narayana Swamy, chairman of the Board and the chief guest, G. N. Hariharan, from the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, spoke.

Six teams made it to the finals - Petit Seminaire HSS and The Study from Puducherry, DAV Matriculation HSS, Mogappair, PSBB Senior Secondary School, Siruseri, PSBB Senior Secondary School, K.K. Nagar and Chennai Public School.

The team from The Study - M. Ganeshkaran and Tejas Nishad - won the quiz, while Bharathi B. and Elankumaran R from Petit Seminaire finished second. The team from Chennai Public School - Shreyas Sangameswaran and Surya Ari - was the second runners up.The quiz was supported by The Hindu In School, managed by N Events and hosted by X Quiz It. SBOA School and Junior College was the venue partner.

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