A unique English Vocabulary Contest – Learnasium Open Vocab Contest Monsoon Edition – 2013 final is scheduled on August 30, 2013. It will be held at Tech Mahindra Auditorium,, HITEC City, Hyderabad on August 30. This is a unique contest for Government school students and Private School students.
What makes the contest unique is that it is divided into ‘Private School League’ and ‘Government School League’. The same preliminary tests were held among the 1000 underprivileged students adopted by the Atlanta Foundation’s education program as well as the private schools. The whole idea of the contest is to showcase that with the right training and resources, students from government schools can also perform to high standards in English as any other student from the private school.
Students of 5, 6, 7 and 8th from 25 schools participated in the preliminary competition which was held in two rounds. The best of the best from both the leagues are chosen now and will compete on a stage by playing three English vocabulary games. For the Final to be held on August 30, the Two finalists of the Private School League will Compete with the Two finalists of the Government School League in each of the four class-wise segments. The class-wise competition will be held for all four grades in three different popular game rounds – Hangman, Anagram, Spelling Bee. These schools who have reached final include Glendale, Howard, Meridian, Sanskriti, CMR International, Goutham, DSE, Obul Reddy, Madeena etc. Last contest’s champion – Deepika – from Anjaiah Nagar Primary School – will come back to compete in the 6th grade contest.
The winner in each class will be given away cash prize of Rs 50,000/- for first prize; Rs 25,000/- for second prize and Rs 10,000/- . Individual Champion wins Cash Prizes and the Winning Trophy. School of the Champion wins the Rolling Trophy for the Season Winning School. If the School wins the Rolling Trophy three times consecutively, the Trophy remains with them forever. The prize money is sponsored by Lanco Hills and Venue by Tech Mahindra. Many corporate heads and employees, school teachers, principals and parents are expected to grace the function.
The Atlanta Foundation, a not for profit organization that support the education of underprivileged students by organizing Freedom, Republic and Peace Cycle Rides every year has invited in June application forms for the competition. After this edition, the next one – the Winter Edition – will be in November.
This contest provides a platform to learn and improve English vocabulary with the finest learning resources, learn new English words in a fun way, and compete with the Best Talents in the city.
In these two months of time two rounds of elimination were held which include Qualified Round, Written Test, Knockout Round. The finalists have qualified in these rounds.
The Contest was first conducted in 2011 with 25 schools. Subsequently 1000 students participated in its second edition. Deepika, a 5th grade student of Anjaiah Nagar Government Primary School emerged victorious in a competition for Government and Private School students last year. This proved that with the right training and resources, students from government schools can also perform to high standards in English as any other student from the private school.
The Atlanta Foundation funds the education program for school students in a unique way. The Foundation, along with prominent industry forums namely NASSCOM, ITsAP, TiE, FICCI and AMCHAM has been organising India’s biggest corporate cycling events–The Republic Ride and The Freedom Ride for 5 years now. Thanks to the funds brought in by these rides, the Foundation is training a few government school students in English Vocabulary. This is how India’s biggest corporate cycling events are truly changing the lives of students through education said Mr. Deenanath Harapanahalli, Founder of Atlanta Foundation.
For more information and registration, contact Atlanta Foundation on landline: 23544284, mobile: 7207403338, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Also please log in www.learnasium.com