Lakshay Public School lifts 5th BIZ- Quiz trophy
Lakshay Public School, Arki, emerged winners of the 5th ‘BIZ QUIZ’ competition held at Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences. The winners beat 10 leading school teams of the region to emerge victorious for the second time in a row.
The winners were presented with a trophy and cash award of Rs 11,000 by Prof Atul Khosla, Pro Vice Chancellor, Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences. The second position was bagged by BL Central Public School, Solan. They received a cash prize of Rs 5,100 along with a trophy.
Started in 2011, Biz Quiz is an endeavor of School of Business Management and Liberal Arts of Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences to increase business awareness among students. The state level quiz provides a unique platform for interaction between school students, business management teachers and corporate leaders. All students of Class XI and XII are eligible to participate in the quiz. The quiz is based on the topics from the field of commerce and science, business world and current events.
The quiz is conducted in two phases. In the first phase, an intra school quiz is conducted in all the participating schools. The winners of first phase then compete in the semi-finals held at Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences from where the finalists are chosen.
An ‘ECO Debate’, to promote Economics awareness, was also held on the occasion for the students. After the preliminary round, seven students were selected for the finals. The topic of the debate was ‘Pros & Cons of Jan Dhan Yojna’. Neha Kataria of Gurukul International Public School was the winner while Vaibhavi of Durga Public School, Solan, stood second. The winner received a trophy and a cash award of Rs 3,100 while the runners up walked away with Rs 1,100.