7-city event draws to a thrilling finish with the national finals in Bangalore
Thriving into its 12th edition, Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram- Delhi swiped away as the national winners of the 12th Texas Instruments Science & Technology Quiz 2015 held in Bangalore. Sagnik Anupam and Kabir Goel bagged the coveted trophy presented to them by Santhosh Kumar, President and Managing Director, Texas Instruments India, received attractive prizes including Lenovo Yoga laptops.
The duo vie six other finalists to develop innovative mindset exploring Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) as a course of life.
Commenting on the felicitous moment, Santhosh Kumar, President and Managing Director, Texas Instruments India said, “TI believes a platform like The TI Science and Technology Quiz will go a long way in fostering future innovators who will help shape the world with technology. With this quiz, we hope to accelerate interest in science and technology among students through a multi-disciplinary approach to learning that would help them apply their knowledge.”
Presidency School (Bangalore South) and Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan (PSBB), Nungambakkam (Chennai), finished second and third respectively in the national finals. Earlier during the day, Abhinav Hampiholi and Gauresh Jain, Presidency School (Bangalore South), won the Bangalore regional quiz held during the first half of the day, making it to the final round.
Rejoicing this year’s win, the students of Delhi Public School – R.K. Puram, Delhi, Sagnik Anupam and Kabir Goel said that they were emphatic over their win and equally thrilled to take this acclaimed title and trophy back home.
Known earlier as the ‘Jack Kilby Quiz’, the TI Science & Technology quiz is an annual national event for high school students of class 8, 9 and 10 and has been providing a platform for bright young students to test their skills of inquiry and scientific thinking.