St. Xavier’s School Rampura Phul, located in the Rampura Phul region of Punjab, India, recently held a celebratory function to honor its talented students who won prizes at the National Abacus Competition organized by Champions World. The event was made even more special with the attendance of the directors of Sharp Brains Institute, Ranjeev and Pooja Goyal, as special guests.
A Grand Welcome
The celebration was kicked off by the warm welcome of the school manager, Father Andreo Fernadis, who announced the remarkable achievement of 31 students from St. Xavier’s School Rampura Phul who participated in the competition against 10,000 students from across the country. The competition was held in four cities across India – Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai – and saw 3 students from the school emerge as national prize winners.
A New Record-holder and Two Prize-Winners
One of the highlights of the celebration was the recognition of Vidhi, a sixth-grade student of the school, who won the first prize in the (C) category of the first term with a new record of answering 100 questions in just 5 minutes and 51 seconds. Additionally, Diya, an eighth-grade student, won the first prize in the fifth term while Apaksha, a ninth-grade student, received a special award for solving all the questions correctly in the eighth-term competition.
Prizes and Rewards
The celebration was made even more exciting with the presentation of cash prizes of Rs.2100 each by Ranjeev Goyal, the Director of Sharp Brains Institute, to the first-position holder students. The school also honored the five students who registered their names in the India Book Records, further showcasing the exceptional talent and achievements of the students.
The Importance of Competitions
The school principal, Father Arvin Jan Dikona, emphasized the significance of such competitions in the development of students and praised the winning students for bringing glory to the school and the area. He emphasized that participating in such competitions not only provides opportunities for students to showcase their skills and knowledge, but also helps them develop essential life skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork.
St. Xavier’s School Rampura Phul’s celebration of its student’s achievements at the National Abacus Competition is a testament to the school’s commitment to fostering excellence and providing opportunities for students to reach their full potential. The school’s emphasis on the importance of competition in students’ development highlights its dedication to preparing students for success in all aspects of their lives.