SMS Lucknow hosted the Grand Finale of ‘Green Quest ‘ on 20th December 2014. The event was organized in association with Times of India and Navbharat Times.
The preliminary rounds of competition had already taken place at respective schools and colleges during the Months of November & December 2014. The quiz competition witnessed the enthusiastic participation of more than 10,000 students from the schools of Lucknow and catchment areas.
The final competition was held in the premises and included a semi, and final round .The final round of the quiz was conducted by quiz master Mr. Aranav Sinha from MNA (Delhi) who has a prestigious background of reputed institutes such as IIT Delhi and IIM Calcutta .
Around 500 students from 65 schools participated in the grand quiz. The event was joined by around 100 representatives as well as principals of various schools &colleges
The winner for the Grand finale was Diamond Public School, the first runners up was the team from Kendriya Vidyalaya Gomtinagar, whereas the third position was bagged by Mary Gardiners School.
The event included a tree plantation drive which witnessed the planting of 80 saplings by the representatives and students , of participating schools ,it was also accompanied by the inauguration of an in-house basket –ball court by the ace fast bawler Mr. R.P.Singh , the renowned Indian Cricketer from U.P.
The chief guest of the event was Mr Manoj Kumar Pandey, Minister of Science and Technology, Govt of Uttar Pradesh. The guest list included Dr. R. K. Khandal,Vice Chancellor, UPTU and Mr. Dhanush Veer Singh from the Times of India. The occasion was blessed by Mr. Sharad Singh, CEO – SMS, Lucknow, Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Mehrotra, Prof. (Dr.) B. R. Singh .
SMS Lucknow takes pride in creating immense awareness among the students, who are the future of India. For doing so, SMS Lucknow worked hard in association with Times Group, organizing an inter-school quiz based on environmental issues.
The list of Schools who made to the final round of Green Quest is as follows:
KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA AMC, TOPKHANA
KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA, DILKUSHA
SKD ACADEMY, GOMTI NAGAR
LOK BHARTI INTER COLLEGE, ALAMBAGH
DIAMOND PUBLIC SCHOOL, FAIZABAD ROAD
UNITY COLLEGE, LUCKNOW
KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA, GOMTI NAGAR
MARY GARDINER’S AASHIYANA.
The event was deeply appreciated by principals and representatives of all the schools who attended this mega event