Jammu students shine at World’s largest Olympiad Awards
20 students of Jammu made their parents proud by garnering State Ranks in the Olympiad Awards held recently in Delhi organized by Science Olympiad Foundation. About Forty lakh students, over 31500 schools from 1400 cities across India and 19 countries participated in the Olympiad exams during 2014-15.
In this Olympiad, Jammu came out with flying colours. With 20 State Rankers to its credit, jammu proved its mettle all the way again. The rank 1 awardees from Jammu to receive certificate along with the Medal were Amay Sharma of class 3rd from HERITAGE SCHOOL in National Cyber Olympiad, RONAK SINGH of class 5th from HERITAGESCHOOL in national cyber Olympiad , AIMAN GUPTA of class 6th from G.D. GOENKA PUBLIC SCHOOL in national cyber Olympiad, SPARSH JANDIAL of class 7th from HERITAGE SCHOOL in national cyber Olympiad , MAANAS ARORA of class 8th from HERITAGE SCHOOL in national cyber Olympiad, SANATT ABROL of class 12th from K.C. PUBLIC SCHOOL in national cyber Olympiad.
During the function, the top 3 international rank holders from classes one to twelve for the 4 Olympiad exams conducted by SOF were awarded. About Forty lac students, over 31500 schools from 1400 cities across India and 19 countries participated in the Olympiad exams during 2014-15 and millions of students appeared in the Olympiads.
The awards included in Delhi Function: International rank One 47 awards. – Each winner awarded Rs.50,000/, a gold medal, Merit Certificate, International rank Two 47 awards. – Each winner awarded Rs.25000/, a silver medal, Merit Certificate, International rank Three 47 awards. – Each winner awarded Rs.10000/, a bronze medal, Merit Certificate and gifts worth Rs 1000/ each.
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 & citations.
The Program started with the lighting of the lamp at The Chinmaya Mission Auditorium in Delhi by the Chief Guest, Hon’ble Justice Mr. Deepak Verma, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India. Guest of honor were Padma Shree Prof YS Rajan Chairman, NIT Manipur & Hon’ble Distinguished Prof. at ISRO,Mr. Michael Gordon, Teaching Centre Manager, IndiaBritish Council, Padma Shree Dr. N.P. Gupta and Chairman, Academic and Research in Urology at Medanta- The Medicity hospital, Gurgaon, India
The hall overflowing with winners, their families, well wishers and other guests, burst out in repeated applause, as each International winner proudly walked up to the stage to receive her/his award. It was indeed a proud and momentous occasion for each winner, since the top rank was achieved after competing with millions of other students in a tough two level exam.
SOF is the world’s biggest organizer of Olympiad exams and have been conducting Olympiads since the past 18 years. SOF spends over Rs.10 crores annually towards awards, scholarships and felicitations of winners & participants.
Mr Mahabir Singh, the founder & Executive Director of SOF shared that over 31500 schools from 1400 cities across India and 19 countries participated in the Olympiad exams during 2014-15 and millions of students appeared in the Olympiads. About 24000 students from 3500 schools have been awarded for achieving top state level ranks. In addition, close to 6,00,000 students have been awarded “Medals of Excellence” for achieving top rank in their respective schools. 1500 principals & teachers were also honored for their commitment to academics and single minded pursuit in improving the students’ academic knowledge and successfully preparing them for competitive exams A certificate of participation and a personalized detailed performance analysis report is provided to each student and school.