Shimla: Raising the bar with each level of questions, quiz masters Avleen Gill and Parvi Gill ended up declaring the boys team fromÂ winner at the first COEUS quiz contest held at St Bede’s college on Tuesday.
The winners on the St Edward’s team were Durgesh Nandan Singh and Salil Sharma and for runners up team included Samriddha Basnyat and Akshay Bansal.
The eight institutes which participated in the contest included YPS – Mohali, Lawrence School Sanawar, St Lukes School – Solan, Pinegrove School – Kasauli, BCS â€“ Shimla, St Edwards â€“ Shimla, Auckland House School â€“ Shimla and St Bede’s College â€“ Shimla.
The decider between finalists Bishop Cotton School, Shimla and St Edwards, Shimla was a random question contest that Edwards won with a margin. Auckland House School and YPS Mohali made the semi-finals but were eliminated at level 4 of the contest.
Girls from St Bede’s and Auckland House School pitched in with song fillers tuned to a guitar that were appreciated by guests and participants,
The event conducted by the St Bede’s Debate and Dramatic Society and was supported by WWF and Mountain Himalaya Forum an NGO. Minakshi Paul, an ex-Bedian as chief guest gave away the prizes to the winners and certificates to the participants.