Two students of Centre Point School, Katol Road, Md. Tahauddin (XII-E) and Devesh Rajput (XII-B), brought laurels to their school by winning the prestigious TCS-IT Quiz – India’s Biggest Inter-School Quiz (for classes 8-12), at the regional level beating 5 other teams. The Quiz that was held at Dr. Deshpande Hall, Civil Lines, found 800 participants from over 60 schools not only from Nagpur, but also from Bhilai, Raipur and other neighbouring districts, vying for the top position.
Based on the theme ‘Default is Digital’ this year’s quiz was conducted by internationally renowned Quiz Master Giri ‘Pickbrain’ Balasubramaniam. After the preliminary round of written quiz, top 6 teams(Delhi Public School,Krishna Public School(Raipur),Dharampeth Science College,Yashodha School,Shivaji Science College) were chosen in which Devesh and Tahauddin smoothly sailed through the exciting rounds, leaving the other teams way behind. Highly complimented by the Quiz Master for their domination, lateral thinking, guts and consistency over the teams, the winners were awarded a Gold medal, an I-pad Air each, Space Pack, Selfie Stick, Earphone, Bluetooth Speakers and advanced pen-drives, besides a handsome trophy.
The team that was mentored by Mr. Ashish Dalwankar, HOD Computer Science, will now be competing at the National Finals to be held in December in Mumbai with fully paid airfare and stay at Hotel Taj. This comes as an incentive for their marvelous win. Also, the CPS Katol Road team has won it for the 5th time in the last six years, since the Tata Consultancy Services had started organizing it.