The quiz organised at the University of the Fraser Valley- India Campus, SD College, Chandigarh saw bright students from top schools of the northern region on October 22, 2016. The event was sponsored by University of the Fraser Valley, Paul Merchants, Apple E-Currents and Alliance France; and the first round of the quiz competition took place in July, 2016.
The contest kick-started with various rounds including head start, know your country and business personalities. Various teams got qualified; however, the top three contestants were setting the standards high for all.
The final round witnessed enthralling competitors from various parts of the northern region including Bhavan Vidyalya, Chandigarh; Vivek High School and Heritage School, Jammu.
Bagging the first prize in a thought-evoking quiz competition for the students of class 11th and 12th, the Lawrance School of Sanawar was closely followed by Vivek High School, Chandigarh and St. Edwards School, Shimla for the second and third spot respectively.
The quiz master, Gautam Bose conducted the competition with high spirits. He is well-known for presiding over various quiz competitions with CNN, Zee, IBN and CNBC and his enticing quiz competitions have witnessed eminent personalities like Manmohan Singh, Raghuram Rajan, Sheila Dixit, Mukesh Ambani and Sachin Tendulkar.
Dr. Skip Bassford, Director of University of the Fraser Valley, India; Satwinder Bains; Mrs. Sam and Dr. Shyam Vyas were the prestigious guests of the competition.
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