2021 - 2022
NPS Indiranagar and One M One B as part of the Adobe program joined hands to hold a contest for our students of grades 7 and above who have access to Adobe Spark license.
The students were to create a super cool poster, video or Webpage using Adobe Spark on their skills and talent they want to highlight. This contest was part of the celebrations of World Youth Skills Day.
Manya Sivasalapathy of Grade 11B has won this contest. She gets a reward worth Rs.1500!
Winners of Numero Uno National Level Quiz Competition
Dhyan Vyas of Grade 12 and Shruti Karthik of Grade 11 are the first runner-up and second runner-up respectively in the senior category of the 2nd edition of Numero Uno National Level School Quiz competition. This quiz was conducted by Nexus Consulting in two rounds, held on the 17th and 24th of July 2021. More than 200 participants from various cities from all over India took part in this event.
Dhyan Vyas wins CogNITive '21
The Literary Stage and Debating Society of NITK Surathkal conducted the third annual inter-school quizzing competition, CogNITive '21. It was held online on 31 July 2021 (Preliminary round) and 1 August 2021 (Finals). CogNITive is a two-day national-level quiz contest that tests school students' mettle and gives them a sneak-peek into college quizzing. It was a team event with a team of two or fewer members that saw the participation of teams from all parts of India. Dhyan Vyas of Class 12 participated solo and won this event after five very competitive rounds of quizzing. He was awarded a scholarship of Rs 50000/- by NoMoreClass.
Siddhant Attavar, a class 11 student of NPS INR, won awards at two international science fair events for his project SMART (Stroke Monitoring and Rehabilitation using Technology). He won the gold award at the Genius Olympiad, a competition that drew participation from 2000 participants in 85 countries. Additionally, he won the second prize at GYSTB, a global science fair in which over 500 teams from across the world participated.
Shreya Mahesh wins the Champion Funtrepreneur award for her initiative as a young entrepreneur.
Shreya Mahesh, a student of Class 7, inspired by the online Young Entrepreneurship Program (YEP) conducted last year in Class 6, was the recipient of the Champion Funtrepreneur Award for her initiative as a young entrepreneur conducted by Udhyam Learning Foundation in May 2021.
Shreya chose to find a way to spread a smile and solve the problem of boredom in small kids. The highlight was taking a session for the children (6-10 years) of an orphanage by using her puppet to entertain the kids which included art and craft, riddles, tongue twisters, dance and story time making the session interactive and fun. It surely did put a smile on their faces.
Siddhant Attavar aces HPE Codewars 2021
Siddhant Attavar of Grade 11 recently took part in the virtual coding competition - HPE Codewars 2021 India Edition and won 2nd place out of 2500 participants. In addition to prize money worth ₹25,000, he got the opportunity to run an experiment on a state-of-the-art supercomputer at the International Space Station. Siddhant designed an experiment to compare the speed and efficacy of various hash algorithms, which was run on June 8th, 2021. HPE sent a certificate stating that his experiment was run successfully on the space station.
Aria Vikram and Vishnu Sampathkumar win Global laurels
Aria Vikram of Cass 12 won the third grand award in the Biomedical Engineering category for the project StethoDoc, a smart stethoscope which can screen for lung disorders, at the REGENERON International Science and Engineering Fair 2021(REGENERON ISEF 2021) as well as a Special Award from the United States Agency for International Development for its impact on global health, winning over 3000 dollars.
Vishnu Sampathkumar of class 12 won the fourth grand prize in the Translational Medicine Category of REGENERON ISEF 2021. His project was "ADiag: Graph Theory and Deep Learning Based Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease", which is the first graph neural network based diagnostic model for Alzheimer's disease. ADiag can also make an Alzheimer's disease prediction, 3 years before the onset of the disease.
Another feather in Aria’s cap
Aria Vikram of Class 12 has been chosen as one of the 4 Indians to attend the Research Science Institute (RSI) program by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
RSI is a six week science and engineering summer program held by the Center for Excellence in Education in collaboration with MIT where students are mentored under the tutelage of accomplished scientists and researchers to hone their scientific skills. Aria has won a full scholarship to participate in this program.