Bhargav Cavale and Abhishek Krishna of this Bangalore school won the top honours at the finals of the 10th Texas Instruments Science & Technology Quiz
Bangalore: Bhargav Cavale and Abhishek Krishna from Sri Kumaran’s CBSE School, Bangalore won the top honours at the National Finals of the 10th Texas Instruments Science & Technology Quiz, 2013. Don Bosco Park Circus, Kolkata and Amity International School, Delhi settled for second and third places respectively. Dr Biswadip (Bobby) Mitra, President & Managing Director, Texas Instruments India presented the prizes to the winning teams.
This year’s edition of the quiz witnessed keen competition from students studying in classes 8-10 across the country over the last two weeks. The finals were contested by winning teams from Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai.
Encouraging students to adopt a multi-disciplinary approach to learning, the quiz had five rounds and the students were assessed on their knowledge of the various dimensions of science and technology. The video and buzzer rounds had interesting formats and themes.
The winning team members this year walked away with attractive Macbook Air laptops and their school bagged the TI India Science & Technology Quiz Tenth Edition Special Trophy. All the other finalists won Laptop Bags, TI Calculators, USB Coasters and Book coupons.
“The Finals today saw some of the brightest students compete on themes related to science and technology. The depth of knowledge these children displayed, coupled with the ability to quickly comprehend the applications of science in our day-to-day lives was absolutely remarkable,” said Dr Biswadip (Bobby) Mitra, President & Managing Director, Texas Instruments India. He further added, “Encouraging children to learn outside of the regular classroom model is something we work towards on an ongoing basis and this quiz is a step towards that endeavour.”
“This quiz had interesting questions that required a high level of thinking, the competition was tough but we were able to win because we were to comprehend the right answers,“ said Bhargav Cavale from the winning team.