Srinagar, Nov 2: DPS Srinagar emerged as the runner-up at the junior level in the Virtual Inter-DPS Quiz organised by the DPS Society.
Simultaneously, the senior team qualified for the Nationals by beating 30 schools to secure their spot in the National Finale that will be held in December 2022 at DPS Mathura Road. Imaad Tahir and Hamza Bukhari of class VIII formed the junior team, while as Ahmed Ibaad of class XI and Khalid Khursheed of class X formed the Senior team.
The theme of the quiz for both teams was 75 Years of India’s Independence with multiple sub-themes related to sports, art, literature, music, corporate affairs and associated fields. The quiz began at 8 am with the preliminary round followed by three rounds that ended at 4.45 PM with MCQs, direct oral questions and Visual Still questions.
The Junior team was trained and accompanied by Javid Wani (STT faculty, middle) and the Senior team by Muzaffar Ahmed Bhat (SST faculty, Secondary). IT support was provided by the school IT department with Javid Sofi (IT faculty, Senior) being the Tech head for the event.
Congratulating the participants for their stellar efforts, the Principal Shafaq Afshan said, “Both the Juniors and Seniors made us proud by not just outshining their peers, but also by their wit, awareness and grasp of facts and knowledge. Our tradition of excellence is forged precisely from such feats.” The Chairman Vijay Dhar too congratulated the participants and said, “DPS Srinagar stands as a synonym for excellence, and this performance proves it yet again, though it hardly needs proving anymore. But we refuse to be complacent and stand firm in our resolution to let talent of Kashmir shine at all platforms. Congratulations to the participants once again.”