Ludhiana students shine at Olympiad Awards

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DW Bureau/Ludhiana

Three student from Ludhiana made their parents proud by garnering state Ranks in the Olympiad Awards held recently in Delhi organized by Science Olympiad Foundation. About Forty five lac students, over 34000 schools from 1400 cities across India and 22 countries participated in the Olympiad exams during 2015-16.

Three students from Ludhiana Madhav Goyal of 12th from Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School and Raghav Bansal of 12th from B.C.M Aarya Model School got state rank 1 and 2 in National cyber Olympiad and Raghavi Aagarwal of 6th from D.A.V Public School got rank 3 and got medal and certificate –

During the function, the top 3 international rank holders from classes one to twelve for the 4 Olympiad exams conducted by SOF were awarded at Delhi.

The top 10 principals and top 40 teachers, whose students put up an exceptional performance at international level, were also felicitated with cash awards, mementos and citations.

The Program started with the lighting of the lamp at The Chinmaya Mission Auditorium in Delhi by the Chief Guest, HonÔÇÖble Justice Cyric Joseph, Member of National Human Rights Commissions and Former Judge, Supreme Court of India. Guest of honor were Padma Shri Prof YS Rajan Former Chairman, NIT Manipur and Prof. at ISRO, Michael King, Director Examinations, India British Council Examinations and English Services

SOF is the worldÔÇÖs biggest organizer of Olympiad exams and have been conducting Olympiads since the past 20 years. SOF spends over Rs.10 crores annually towards awards, scholarships and felicitations of winners and participants.

Mahabir Singh, the founder and Executive Director of SOF shared that in addition to International winner, about 79000 students from 6000 schools have been awarded for achieving top state level ranks. In addition, close to 6,00,000 students have been awarded ÔÇ£Medals of ExcellenceÔÇØ for achieving top rank in their respective schools.

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