Winners of World Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge
World Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge was held on 07 April 2022. Out of 200+ teams from all over the world, team Tyron consisting of Divya Sijwali and Parth Puri of class XII was the only team from India to make it to finals . The finalists were from India, Ireland and Japan. Our team won the competition at International level and were awarded with USD 5000.
Divya Sijwali selected as Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) 2022 program
Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is an academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students from around the world. Each summer, students from over 150 countries participate in one interdisciplinary, two-week session online or at Yale’s historic campus. We are proud to share that our star student, Divya Sijwali, has been accepted to the prestigious Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) 2022 program for their Politics, Law, and Economics courses with a $3000 scholarship!
Divya Sijwali featured in EducationWorld magazine
Aarya Sharma secured sixth position at The Hindustan Times Republic Day Quiz
Our young quizzer, Aarya Sharma of class IV B secured the 6th position in ClassAct 2022, The Hindustan Times Republic Day Quiz. 50,611 students from classes 1 to 12, from 32 countries and 5 continents participated in the quiz. He has won a voucher from Amazon worth ₹2000.
Raj Nandini’s painting selected for Turn it Around Flashcards for Education Futures
A competition was organised by the Artists’ Literacies Institute, Arizona State University, Open Society Foundations, and UNESCO.
Raj Nandini of class XI contributed her painting to the Turn it Around Flashcards for Education Futures, and it is a matter of great pride that her painting was selected for the same!
Her artwork has been printed in the first edition of the Turn it Around! flashcards set, which were distributed at COP26 in Glasgow, and to educators, policymakers, and leaders around the world.
Her painting is also included on the project website (turnitaroundcards.org), where it will be publicly accessible for students, teachers, and the general public for viewing. She has been credited as the artist, with the name she provided during the submission process, on the card as well as on the site.
Three awards for our students at Peace in the Streets Global Film Festival
Peacemaker Corps 2021 Peace in the Streets Global Film Festival was held virtually on 22 December 2021.
In the under 9 age category, the team comprising Syed Amaanul Haque (IV C), Amairah Ssahdev (IV B), Shivin Chadha (IV C), Ahaana Ravi (IV B), Lakshay Badhan (V C), Yashaan Sachdeva (V B), Aradhya Rastogi (V B), Sana Chowdhary(V C) won the First place for their film ‘No Water, No Life’ and the Second place for their film, ‘Peace with Pandemic Times.’
In the 9-13 age category, the team comprising Paavani Kapur (VII C), Arshia Vermani (VII C ), Shaunak Mohotra ( VII B) and Tvisha Mehta (VIII C) was awarded the Third place for their film, ‘Block the Bully.’
PLURAL+ 2021 Chinh India Award
The film ‘Peace with Pandemic Times’ made by Syed Amaanul Haque (IV C), Amairah Ssahdev (IV B), Shivin Chadha (IV C), Ahaana Ravi (IV B), Lakshay Badhan (V C), Yashaan Sachdeva (V B), Aradhya Rastogi (V B), Sana Chowdhary (V C) was selected for the PLURAL+ 2021 Chinh India Award and UNAoC award ceremony was held on 07 December 2021.
Divya Sijwali recipient of Gold Award in QCEC 2021
The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world’s oldest International writing competition for schools, established in 1883. With thousands of young people taking part each year, it is an important way to recognise achievement, elevate youth voices and develop key skills through creative writing. Each year, aspiring young writers are asked to submit their pieces in response to a given theme.
For 2021 the Competition theme was Community in the Commonwealth. With the global spread of COVID-19, we’ve seen the lives of many Commonwealth citizens affected. However, through adversity, societies came together and stories of growth, community and hope continue to emerge. The QCEC 2021 was especially competitive, with over 25,648 young people submitting an entry and sharing their ideas with the Commonwealth family.
Our student, Divya received the Gold Award globally for her piece on the theme ‘Community in the Commonwealth.’ She was awarded a certificated from the Royal Commonwealth Society.
Krishna Saraf excels in Grade 2 Level examination of Rock School, London for two consecutive years
Krishna Saraf of class X B appeared for the Grade 2 Level Higher Examination of Rock School, London in 2019 (Electric Guitar) and scored a distinction with 92% , which was the highest score across North India (High Achiever).
In 2021, he again appeared, but this time for the GRADE 5 Level exam of Rock School, London, (Electric Guitar) and achieved a distinction yet again, with a score of 90%.
He will now be appearing for the Grade 8 Level examination, which is the highest level. With his concerted effort, we are sure he will again score a distinction.
Divya Sijwali and Bavleen Kaur bagged the ‘Happy Earth Sustainability Award’
Divya Sijwali and Bavleen Kaur of class XI A participated in the first-ever International Trade Challenge 2021 organised by tGELF on 10 July 2021. A mock business challenge to understand the crux of the competition was organised by tGELF. A product was to be launched in Taiwan, which was no less than a rollercoaster ride. The market, the people, other businesses, all had to be studied. All through the challenge, the students received guidance and support from Ms Manpreet ma’am. The team was awarded the ‘Happy Earth Sustainability Award’ and book vouchers worth Rs. 3,000 was given to each of them.
Saburi Chopra - from a volunteer to changemaker
Saburi Chopra of class XII A has been featured in Opening Doorz, a global storytelling platform that engages in positive journalism, to create maximum impact. Sharing positive stories about ‘real life heroes’, Saburi’s story is about her journey from a young volunteer to a changemaker. In her interview, she expresses her gratitude to all her teachers, for helping shape her personality and building in her the confidence to take on new challenges, all through her journey.
You may follow the link to read more about her journey,
The International Student Journalist Award 2021
The team consisting of Adya Agarwal of class XII D, Sulagna Moitra of class XI B , Manya Kamath of class XII A and Maalav Chakraborthy of XI C won the commendation prize at the ‘International Student Journalist Award 2021’. The event was organised by in July 2021 by Jagran LakeCity University, Bhopal. For the competition, the team had prepared a video report of a news story on social disparity in implementation of the vaccine scheme of the government.
The Young Tycoons Business Challenge
Rhea Luthra of class X C cleared ‘Round 3’ in ‘Young Tycoons Business Challenge’ after competing with 6500 teams from around the globe. She is now in the top 28 teams competing at the final level.
Team ‘Fabricreate’ comprising of Malvika Chawla , Prerna Sharma, Sanya and Suhana Mehta of class XII B have also made it to the top 28 teams at the international level with their business idea on how to tackle the issue of fast fashion being applauded by the judges.
Zarah Gupta, a budding Mathematician
Zarah Gupta has bagged International Rank 1 with 100% score in Math Olympiad for class V. She is the proud winner of a gold medal and gifts worth INR 1000/-
Divya Sijwali, proud participant in GCI Challenge '21
Divya Sijwali of class XIA has won a full scholarship of $950 for admission to the GCI LEAD Challenge 2021. The Admissions Committee was impressed with her application, which included her social initiatives and academic achievements.
Divya will undergo GCI’s one week long intensive training program(26-31 July’21) on leadership, followed by a nine month training to work on her social projects and their implementation.
Ira Saxena won the third prize in a Virtual International Drawing Competition
Ira Saxena from class VI C won the third prize in a Virtual International Drawing Competition in May 2021. The event was organized by SchoolAlerts (a start-up recognized by the Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade). More than 2000 schools from around the globe (India, SEA, Middle East, US, UK, Africa and Europe) participated in a number of events organized by them. Congratulations Ira! Keep up the good work.