The national rural IT quiz competition was held in Bangalore on October 30. Angkush Joddar of class-8 and Tsuzo Lohe of class-9 from Model Higher Secondary School, Kohima secured 6th position. The two students qualified for the national event after being adjudged the regional winner.
They were awarded a trophy of ‘Special Recognition Award for North Eastern states Regional winner’, along with an educational scholarship of `10,000 for standing 1st in north - east, and other goodies including mobile handset, wrist watch etc.
The event was organized by TATA Consultancy Services Asia’s largest IT company and department of science and technology, government of Karnataka.
The school authority has meanwhile congratulated the students for bringing laurel to the school and the north- eastern states and further thanked the organizers for sponsoring the to and fro travel and accommodation of the two students along with one teacher.