Students soar at JRD Tata quiz

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    Jamshedpur, July 28: Tata Steel organised the JRD Tata Annual Inter School Quiz 2017’ at Michael John Auditorium, Jamshedpur. Archana Gupta, Academic Coordinator, Baug E Jamshed School, Jamshedpur graced the occasion as the chief guest.

    Around 74 teams from 23 schools of Jamshedpur participated in the competition. The quiz was conducted by Lloyd Saldhana of Grey Caps India Limited, Bangalore.

    Speaking on the occasion Mrs Gupta said ‘JRD Tata is best known for becoming the first licensed pilot in India. He was also the founder of many Tata Group Companies. He also received the Padma Vibhushan and Bharat Ratna. We are fortunate to live in the city which belongs to some great leaders of the society’.

    The winner was Aryan Kumar and Pratik Rajshree of SDSM School of Excellence. The duo who scored 55 points were followed by Agnidh Ghosh and Ambarish Jha, class X students from Loyola School with 40 points and Anish Roy and Aditya Datta, class X students from Little Flower School with 35 points to grab the second and the third place respectively. While the winning team bagged a cash prize of Rs 10,000, the first runner-up received Rs 8,000 while the second runner-up bagged Rs 6,000. Both teams will also enjoy an aircraft ride at Sonari on Friday.

    Six schools – SDSM School for Excellence, Kerala Samajam Model School, Little Flower School, Rajendra Vidyalaya and DAV Public School Bistupur and Loyola School – had made it to the quiz finale. There were 74 teams from 23 city schools that participated in the event. Altogether, 270 students of Classes VIII to X participated in this year’s quiz competition.

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