Our student, Agnivesh Sharma of Class IV won First Place in the Junior Category with a cash award of Rs. 10,000 in the National Level Finals of the Raman Young Science Innovator Contest held on November 24, 2019 at Sir C.V. Raman’s home in Bangalore. Five other students from our school, Madhumati A. of Class IX, Anagh B.R. and Arunima of Class VII, and Shashank R. of Class IV were also among the 100 finalists who had been selected out of 13000 participants. The RYSI Award was presented to Master Agnivesh at Sir C.V. Raman’s Bangalore residence by his granddaughter.
The RYSI Award has been instituted to create interest in Science at a young age and encourage children to take up STEM as a career. The award aims to establish Science as a fun and interesting activity that can be explored anywhere with simple materials. The contest is open to all residents of India studying in Std. III to Std. X, between the ages of 8 and 16.