Bangalore, November 9, 2016 – Greenwood High International School today hosted the third edition of the inter school quiz competition – WISSEN 2016 at its Bannerghatta Road campus. The response from students of prominent schools in Bangalore was overwhelming. The WISSEN 2016 was won by National Public School, Koramangala. The 1st and 2nd runners up of WISSEN 2016 were Sri Kumaran Children's Home and National Public School, Indiranagar. The top 3 teams were rewarded cash prizes of Rs 1,00,000, Rs 50,000 and Rs 25,000 respectively. The semi finalists also received consolation prizes.
About 200 students from more than 30 schools participated in the competition. A stringent protocol was followed to narrow down the top 8 finalists. The quiz was curated and conducted by quizmaster Vinay Mudaliar.
The quiz which was open for students from grade 7 to 10 revolved around current affairs, history, sports, entertainment, India etc and a special round on the environment and water conservation in keeping with the core theme of WISSEN – Go Green.
“Greenwood High is consistently committed to the cause of spreading awareness about environmental causes. We believe in holistic growth of our students and encourage them in all-round development events. We are proud of our students and the participation received at WISSEN. The crux of the theme of WISSEN is Go Green and WISSEN 2016 follows the course of this initiative to enable the younger generation to help engage in proactive practices to manifest the necessary environmental change,” said Ms. Niru Agarwal, Trustee, Greenwood High International School.