Bhopal students excel at 2023-24 Olympiad Awards

Bhopal: Three students from Bhopal have secured top ranks in the SOF Olympiad exam for 2023-24. Bhavya Agrawal, a first-grade student from Sagar Public School, achieved the first rank in the International Mathematics Olympiad, earning an international gold medal and a merit certificate.

Hitansh Jain, a third-grade student from Delhi Public School, also claimed the first rank in the International Social Science Olympiad, receiving an international gold medal and a merit certificate.

Anaisha Bushal, a first-grade student from The Iconic School, also claimed the third rank in the International Mathematics Olympiad, earning an international bronze medal and a merit certificate.

This year’s SOF Olympiad saw participation from millions of students across 70 countries, including over 32,642 students from Bhopal. Notable schools from Bhopal, including The Sanskaar Valley School, International Public School were among the participants.

Science Olympiad Foundation hosted awards ceremony

The Science Olympiad Foundation hosted an awards ceremony to honor the winners, their teachers, and principals for the academic year 2023-24. The event celebrated the top three worldwide rank holders from grade 1 to 12 who participated in seven different Olympiad exams. Distinguished guests like former Chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Misra, and renowned author and screenwriter Chetan Bhagat graced the occasion.

At the ceremony, former chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Misra addressed the gathering of over 700 attendees, he said competition or the effort to compete doesn’t end here, that is the beauty of competition in Life. He further highlighted that the young students should always keep in mind where they have studied and never forget their Alma Mater.

During the event, 66 international rank-1 winners received a cash prize, a gold medal, and a merit certificate. The 66 rank-2 winners were given a silver medal and a merit certificate along with a cash prize, while the 66 rank-3 winners received a bronze medal, a merit certificate, and a cash prize.

International Hindi Olympiad

Moreover, SOF announced the launch of International Hindi Olympiad to encourage the Hindi language among the younger generation, nurturing a deeper appreciation and proficiency in their mother tongue. This new Olympiad aims to promote linguistic and cultural pride among students globally.

While interacting with students, Chetan Bhagat, Indian Author and Columnist, said, “When you get recognition and awards for something, you feel, I should do it more. This is the recognition of your potential.”

Mahabir Singh, Founder Director of SOF, proudly announced the completion of 26 years of organizing Olympiad exams. Various initiatives were announced during the ceremony, including scholarships for meritorious girl children from economically weaker sections and students from Defense Services Families who excel in academics.

The award felicitation ceremony was also graced by Guest of honour Prof. Y. S. Rajan, Former Vikram Sarabhai Distinguished Prof ISRO, Visionary Scientist, Author, Technologist, CS Ashish Mohan, Secretory, Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and Mr.  R. Ravi, CEO, Founder Epiance Software Pvt. Ltd. B’luru.


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