Jamshedpur : Loyola School, Jamshedpur won the Tata Steel Inter-State School Quiz – 2013, which concluded today at Tata Auditorium, XLRI.
Delhi Public School, Ranchi clinched the 1st runner-up position while DAV Public School, Bistupur emerged as 2nd runner-up.
The finals of the Tata Steel Inter-State School Quiz witnessed a huge turnout of students hailing from across three cities – Ranchi, Bhubaneswar and Jamshedpur. The journey of the tournament included quiz shows conducted across cities which saw participation of students from over hundred schools.
Quizmaster, Giri ‘Pickbrain’ Balasubramaniam and his team from GreyCaps India (P) Ltd, Bangaluru conducted the grand finale.
This year, the tournament witnessed a record participation of 253 teams from 40 schools of Jamshedpur. Six teams of Jamshedpur qualified in the finals along with winners from Ranchi and Bhubaneswar.
Loyola School led by Fahad Inbesat and SN Aditya Murty, first runner-up were DPS, Ranchi led by Rishabh Dev Srijan Sinha and second runner-up was DAV, Bistupur Jamshedpur led by Nikhil Kumar and Nikhil Ranjan.
More than six rounds of quizzing were held. Chief Guest for the occasion, Mrs. Ruchi Narendran gave away prizes to the winners.
In her address to the gathering, she mentioned that Tata Steel as an organization will always encourage initiatives of conducting quiz competitions for the school children. Farzan R Heerjee, Chief, Guest Relations and Sports, Tata Steel and Mrs. Jenny Shah, Head, CFE & Public Relations, Tata Steel also attended the programme.