Jamshedpur : City played host to Horlicks Wizkids, an inter-school talent contest here on Thursday.
The Horlicks Wizkids saw participation of about 4250 students from 46 schools. It was the 12th edition of the quiz contest organised at the Tata Auditorium.
The Jamshedpur finals culminated with Ayushi Ghosh, of Carmel Junior College and Aadya Vaisa, of the same school emerging as the winners who will represent their city at the Horlicks Wizkids South Asia Finals in November.
The winners of Horlicks Wizkids South Asia 2014 winners will earn scholarships worth Rs 1,00,000 and a five-day educational trip to Spain. Along with the popular on-ground city finals, Horlicks introduces eWizkids- a unique online participation procedure which takes the contest to 29 cities this year.
After the preliminary round for the Wizkids students participated in five rounds which comprised of personal interview, talent round, versatility round and question round.
The Horlicks Wizkids is one of the most sought after student engagement experience bringing all the students from various schools of a city under one roof, thus enhancing their social interaction and cooperation skills as well.
The other events which were organised were band competition, painting, group dance, cooking, photography, essay writing. Hundreds of students participated amidst enthusiasm.
Commenting on the launch of this season of Horlicks Wizkids, Jayant Singh, EVP, Marketing,GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare India said: �For the last 11 years, Horlicks Wizkids has been one of the most sought after platforms that has been bringing students from various schools, across different geographies under one roof.
This is a specially designed programme for children that focus on their overall development. �Wizkids� are students who want to achieve everything in life and are not afraid to chase their dreams.
Every student knows deep within that to achieve greatness, everyday counts. Taking forward the same proposition, Horlicks promotes everyday nutrition for everyday growth and through this platforms inculcates the habit of working relentlessly everyday, towards achieving their goals�