SBOA, Chennai - Aditthya & Gokul
St.Paul's English School, Bangalore - Pratheek & Arul Prakash
It was a battle of nerves, with intensely fought rounds as 12 teams battled hard against the clock and each other at a 100-minute long action packed National Finals of TCS IT Wiz, India's biggest inter-school quiz held at Taj Coromandel, Chennai.
The National Finals comprised of 12 teams that won the regional rounds held in 12 cities across the country. The top winning teams from each city qualified for the National finals.
The winners and runner-up received their prizes from
Mr. N Chandrasekaran, CEO & MD of Tata Consultancy Services who was the chief guest on the occasion.
Speaking after an action-packed final, Mr. N Chandrasekaran said: "All the young winners of TCS IT Wiz 2011 are the emerging generation who can propel the India's future growth and prosperity. Events like quizzing are important to create well-rounded global individuals who can collaborate under pressure as well as compete under the spotlight. The national quest for science and technology knowledge displayed by students across India has been remarkable throughout the competition and validates our belief that India's talent pipeline in this area is only growing.
Mr. Chandrasekaran added: "I would like to congratulate the winners and all the participants of TCS IT Wiz. You have made all of us very proud with your performances."
The 2011 winners of TCS IT Wiz were rewarded with an Apple Mac book Pro each while the runners up team received an iPhone each. Both teams also received Blue ray DVD player, FasTrack watches and personlised coffee mugs - all from TCS. All the 12 finalists received themselves a DVD player, FasTrack watches and personlised coffee mugs each from TCS.
Aditthya & Gokul
St.Paul's English School, Bangalore
Pratheek & Arul Prakash