St Andrew’s Institute Ex-Students Association, Vasco (SAIESA) organised the 19th All Mormugao Taluka Schools SSC Quiz Competition based on Goa board syllabus. There was a written quiz for 25 students from 12 schools and an oral quiz for six qualifiers of the written quiz.
Three students from St Andrew’s Institute, Vasco; two students from St Thomas High School, Cansaulim and one student from Vidya Mandir, Chicalim qualified after the oral quiz.
First place was won by Mahadevi Karbhantnal of St Andrew’s Institute, Vasco; second place was won by Pratik Nayak from St Thomas High School, Cansaulim and third place was won by Janhavi Bharti from Vidya Mandir High School, Chicalim.
Cash prizes, trophies and merit certificates were presented to the three winners, while merit certificates awarded to students who stood fourth, fifth and sixth.
Chief guest for the prize distribution ceremony was chartered accountant, Elson Sequeira.
Present at the function were manager of the host school, Fr Gabriel Coutinho; headmistress of the host school, Serena Dias; president of SAIESA, Basilio C R; founder president, Ularico Rodrigues; project manager of SSC Quiz and general secretary of SAIESA, Shayesh Palyekar.