DHiE Fest: Orchids, Sadvidya win

DHiE Fest: Orchids, Sadvidya win

Talented students set stage on fire at annual event organised by Deccan Herald

Winners of various competitions pose for a photograph with guests at the programme. The Printers (Mysore) Private Limited general manager (circulation) S Shivaramakrishna, Deccan Herald Mysore bureau chief N Niranjan Nikam, Mahajana Education Society president R Vasudevamurthy, Dy SP Dharanidevi Malagatti, G S Subrahmanya and assistant manager (circulation) Jagadeesh K Meti are seen. In a glittering programme, The Orchids Public School and Sadvidya High School emerged champions in junior and senior categories respectively at the Deccan Herald in Education (DHiE) Fest 2011-12 held at Mahajana PU College here on Saturday.

Dance performance by students of various schools were greeted by loud cheers and whistles from the jam-packed audience. Setting the stage for the fest was a colourful dance performance by co-ordinators of the programme.

Dancing to a Punjabi song, The Orchids Public School grabbed the attention of the crowd by displaying their splendid skills. A ‘Chamak Challo’ performance by students of Pragathi Vidya Kendra had the audience tapping their feet.

‘Encourage talent’

Speaking on the occasion, deputy superintendent of police Dharanidevi Malagatti opined that students presented a perfect blend of tradition and modernity. 

She exhorted parents and teachers to identify talent and encourage students to participate in various extracurricular activities.

While Mysore Tarpaulins sponsored the prizes for the DHiE Fest 2011-12, KMF provided buttermilk as refreshment to students.  Mahajana Education Society offered the Vivekananda Auditorium to conduct the programme. Mahajana Education Society president R Vasudevamurthy, secretary G S Subrahmanya, The Printers (Mysore) Private Limited general manager (circulation) S Shivaramakrishna and others were present.


Junior category

Group dance: Harshini S, Ruchitha Ravanna, Siri M D, Suprabha S D, Madhushree V S, Harismitha L of The Orchids Public School (first), Yashaswini D, Deepthi Dikshit R, Soujanya R, Vignesh L, Bharath S and Thanmayee R of Gnanganga Vidyapeeta (second)

Drawing and painting: Mohith M Vasishta of Gnanaganga Vidyapeeta (first), Nagarajuna H M of Pragathi Vidya Kendra (second), Shreya A of Pragathi Vidya Kendra (third).

Spelling Bee: Nirup Balarka Reddy of Mahajana Public School (first), Pranav Athreya V of Pramati Hill View Academy (second), Prakruthi Bharadwaj of Sadvidya (third).

English Handwriting: Aishwarya M L of The Orchids Public School (first), Prithvi G of The Orchids Public School (second), Keerthi D C of Gnanganga Vidyapeeta (third).

Senior category

Group dance: Neetha Thilosh K, Amulya B C, Namratha B, Impana R, Nithashree H K and Brinda N of Sadvidya High School (first), Sumanth S, Suman S Bharadwaj, Pravesh Shetty, Lokesh T N, Chethan S and Manu S of The Orchids Public School (second), Umme Rumaan, Ruba Siddiqa Khan, Nirfath Anjum, Simran Mohammed, Shahid Khan and Shoaib Ahmed of Andalus High School (third).

Group Song: Gowrimanohari K, Swathi S, Lakshmi M, Sharanya R, Nischita M D and Anale Tejeswi of Sadvidya High School (first), Hamsini S Kumar, Namratha Dixit, Visishta, Monika S Rao, Lakshmi Sucheta, Vismaya V M of Pramati Hill View Academy (second), Mrudula Gore, Ramya Bhat, Sumedini M L, Sakshi S H and Yashas P of Pragathi Vidyakendra (third).

Drawing and painting: Sreeparna K S of Sadvidya High School (first), Sangeetha M of Sadvidya High School (second), Pallavi H Y of Pragathi Vidyakendra (third).

General Knowledge: Rohan Devaiah of Mahajana Public School (first), Suhas A A of Pramati Hill View Academy (second), Ronak B of Sadvidya (third).