“WORLD’S LARGEST INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIAD AWARDS”
7 Students from Maniur got various State Ranks.
Imphal, 4th July 2014: Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) recently organized its International Award ceremony to felicitate International winning students, teachers and principals of Olympiad exams for the Academic year 2013-14. The British Council and BBC Knowledge are associated with SOF for the Olympiads since its inception.
Seven students of Imphal made their parents proud by garnering State Ranks in the Olympiad Awards held recently in Delhi. Two students got State rank 1, these are Patel Lairenjam from Class 6th of Little Flower School and Saikhom Amarjit Singh from Class 8th of Tiny Tots’ Unique School, in International Mathematics Olympiad and National Science Olympiad, respectively. The student who got state Rank 2 is- Asish Naorem From Class 12th of Comet School, in International English Olympiad. Following with State Rank 3 are Geetapriya khwairakpam from Class 8th of The Frobel English School and Ningthoujam Rakesh Singh from Class 12th of International English Olympiad; Laishram Yangba from Class 1st of The Antartic English School and Ahanthem vivek Singh from Class 11th of Herbert School, in International Mathematics Olympiad
The function started with the lighting of the lamp at The Chinmaya Mission Auditorium in Delhi by the Chief GuestJustice Mr. Dipak Misra, Judge Supreme Court of India. Guests of Honor Prof. YS Rajan, Chairman NIT Manipur, Mr. Richard Everett– Director Education, British Council India and Mrs. Suprama Misra also recorded their presence. The winners & guests later sought blessings of Acharaya Chinmaya Mission, Swami Nikhilananda Saraswati.
The function started with the lighting of the lamp at The Chinmaya Mission Auditorium in Delhi by the Chief GuestJustice Mr. Dipak Misra, Judge Supreme Court of India. Guests of Honor Prof. Y S Rajan, Chairman NIT Manipur, Mr. Richard Everett, Director Education, British Council India and Mrs. Suprama Misra also recorded their presence. The winners & guests later sought blessings of Acharaya Chinmaya Mission, Swami Nikhilananda Saraswati.
Mr. Mahabir Singh, Founder & Executive Director, SOF shared that over 27000 schools from 1360 cities across India and 16 countries participated in the Olympiad exams during 2013-14 and millions of students appeared in the Olympiads.
The awardees included:
- 47 International Rank One holders and they were awarded Rs 50,000, a gold medal, certificate and gifts worth Rs 1000/ each.
- 47 International Rank Two holders who won Rs 25000/ a silver medal, certificate and gifts worth Rs 1000/ each and
- 47 International Rank Three holders won Rs 10000/ a bronze medal, certificate and gifts worth Rs 1000/ each.
- The top 10 principals and top 40 teachers, whose students put up an excellent performance at international level, were also felicitated with cash awards, mementos & citations.
- About 24000 students from 3350 schools have been awarded for achieving top state level ranks. Close to 4,60,000 students have been awarded “Medals of Excellence”, for achieving top ranks in their respective schools.
About Science Olympiad Foundation
SOF aims to identify, motivate and reward talent and performance – at the International level, State level and also School level. It attempts to develop a spirit of competitiveness among students and to prepare them to face competition beyond their school level. Each participating student’s performance is analyzed and a school, city, state and international rank awarded, to enable the student know her/his level of preparedness and readiness to face competition. Each student’s performance analysis report including areas of strengths and weaknesses are also provided. SOF conducts four Olympiad exams including: National Cyber Olympiad (NCO); National Science Olympiad (NSO); International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) and International English Olympiad (IEO).