Jamshedpur, June 7: Two students from Jamshedpur made their parents proud by garnering International Rank in the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF).
Over 42800 schools from 1400 cities across 25 countries participated in the six SOF Olympiad exams during 2016-17 and around 45 lakh students appeared in the Olympiad.
In this Olympiad, Jamshedpur came out with flying colours. In International English Olympiad, International rank 1 was achieved by Taruna Sudarshan and Ashish Kulkarni of class 2nd from Little Flower School (LFS), Telco and got a gold medal. Science Olympiad Foundation organized a felicitation function at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, to recognize and award the International winning students, teachers and principals of Olympiad exams held during the Academic year 2016-17.
Chief Guest for the occasion was Justice Dipak Misra, Judge, Supreme Court of India while Guests of Honor was Justice Vijay Kr. Shukla Judge, MP High Court.
During the function, the top 3 SOF international rank holders from classes one to twelve for the 6 Olympiad exams conducted by SOF were awarded. There were total 177 awards. During the function, the top 3 international rank holders from classes one to twelve for the 6 Olympiad exams conducted by SOF were awarded at Delhi.
The awards included in Delhi Function: International rank One 59 awards. – Each winner awarded Rs.50,000, a gold medal, Merit Certificate, International rank Two 59 awards. – Each winner awarded Rs.25000, a silver medal, Merit Certificate, International rank Three 59 awards. – Each winner awarded Rs.10000, a bronze medal and Merit Certificate.
SOF is a Registered Organization popularizing competition and assisting development of competitive spirit among school children.
SOF was established by leading academicians, scientists and media personalities with the aim of promoting science, mathematics, computer education, English, General Knowledge and professional courses. Science Olympiad Foundation has been striving for over two decades to promote scientific attitude and temperament through innovative activities and use of IT in learning process that involve school students across the country.