The third edition of the Interschool science Fest ERUDITION 2020 commenced on 8th August 2020. This year the Fest was very special as every program was virtual. It was conducted on National level as we had participants from different states as well.
Our School Team consisted of Principal Dr. Lavanya Mitran, Vice Principal Mrs. Preethy Subash, ISC Coordinator Mrs. Christy Bobson, and ISC Coordinator and Fest Coordinator Mrs. Mary.K.John, Sanjana Carol School Captain, Lekhana Ravi School Vice Captain, Samriddha Basu –The Cultural Secretary, Event Heads, CO-Event Heads, and Logistics.
The opening ceremony commenced at 9.30 A.M on the 8th August, 2020. The platform used was Microsoft Teams. The Chief Guest for the Opening Ceremony was Dr. Maneesh Paul a Microbiologist from Acharya Group of Institutions. He is the Antimicrobial Resistance Champion since 2008 and is the Member of Infectious Diseases Society of America’s AMR Committee (USA). We at Cottons were privileged to have him as our Chief Guest. His message was very inspirational to the young minds. After that our Principal declared ERUDITION 2020 open.
Totally there were six events and each event was scheduled for separate days. The classes were not disturbed as the time scheduled for each event on week days were from 2 pm to 5 pm except the first event was scheduled on the first day i.e. Saturday 8th August at 11.00 am. The first event was INQUISITION, a QUIZ conducted by QUIZ MASTER and his team Mr. Jonathan Darshan. We had 12 teams from different Schools from Bangalore and from Pune, Chennai etc. The winners of this event was from Oxford PU College and second place was from Chennai.
The second event was CIEST an event which could test the skills of the students in all the Science Subjects. Our students conducted this event with the able guidance of the teachers in charge of this event. Totally there were 19 teams consisting 3 members in a team. First place was bagged by Oxford PU College and in second place Christ Junior College.
The third event BIOLOGY JAM was conducted by the JAM MASTERS Dr. Nazeeb Imrana Lecturer in BOTANY and Ms. Gouthami Nair Lecturer in ZOOLOGY both from BISHOP COTTON WOMEN’S CHRISTIAN COLLEGE. The number of participants for this event were 15 and the winners of this event were the students from Shishu Gruha and Christ Junior College in the second place.
The fourth event was CODE WAR an event for assessing the skills of students in Computer Science which was conducted by the 12 Science students under the guidance of our computer science teachers. The winners of this event was again from Oxford PU College in the first place and National Public School, Indira Nagar in the second place.
The fifth event exclusively for Mathematics Cos Y Not was again conducted by the students under the guidance of our Mathematics teachers very successfully. The winners of this event in the first place was again Oxford PU College and in the second place Shishu Gruha School, Bangalore.
The last event, a very innovative event, a GAMING EVENT called ‘MINE SCAPE’ was enjoyed by the participants. There were 18 teams with 2 students in each team. The platform for this event was very unique and it was conducted by a Game Master very efficient and young student who is well versed in gaming from SHISHU GRUHA, a 10th grade student. The winners of this event was from Bishop Cotton Boys’ School in the first place and NPS Yeshwanthpur in the second place.
Thus the third edition of Inter School Science Fest ‘ ERUDITION’ came to an end on 16th AUGUST at 5.30 PM TO 6.30 PM with CLOSING CEREMONY where the event heads announced the winners and Principal announced the CHAMPION INSTITUTION ‘The Oxford PU College as the overall winner. Nearly 200 students participated in all the events and ERUDITION 2020 was a Grand Success.