The first, second and third rank holders were conferred with a certificate anda cash prizeof Rs 20,000, Rs 15,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively. Mr.P.Ramnath, Chief Executive Officer, Sterlite Copper presented awards to the schools which produced rank holders.
Apart from this, 20 students who secured more than 400 marks in SSLC examination and 7 students who secured more than 1000 marks in higher secondary examination from Sterlite evening study centres were presented a cash prize of Rs 5000 each by Mr.SridharNarasimhan, Associate Vice President, Sterlite Copper.Teachers of the schools and evening study centres were also honoured.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr.N.J.Kumaresh said, “I appreciate the efforts taken by Sterlite to motivate underprivileged children to go for higher education.”
Mr.P.Ramnath congratulated all the award winners and said that Sterlite was privileged to be part of their success and will continue to support the cause of education. He also added that Sterlite is giving educational scholarships to poor children every year.
In the class 12 exam category, S.Saranya (1179 marks) of SubbiahVidyalayam Girls Higher Secondary School, S.RathiVigneshwari (1175 marks) of Star Matric Higher Secondary School, S.ChristinaThilagavathani (1173 marks), K.ShrutiMeenakshi (1173 Marks) and S.Santhoshini (1173 Marks) of Holy Cross Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School received the awards from Mr.N.J.Kumaresh.
For the SSLC exams, V.Surender Raj (491 marks) of Spic Nagar Higher Secondary School, C.Iswarya (491 marks) of Holy Cross Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, M.Sona (491 marks) of Ravila KRM Vidyalaya, Kovilpatti, M.Abinaya (490 marks) of Ravila KRM Vidyalaya, Kovilpatti, F.Ronisha (490 marks) of Holy Cross Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, M.Maria Shiny Kamala Chandrika (490 marks) of Kamak Matric Higher Secondary School, C.Anbu Serene Raj (490 marks) of St.Thomas Matriculation Higher Secondary School, A.Jovita Sharon (489 marks) of Spic Nagar Higher Secondary School and K.Rofina (489 marks) of Holy Cross Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School.
Col S. Krishnan Srinivasan, General Manager – Admin & Security, Sterlite Copper, Mr.R.Rajasekarapandy, Head, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sterlite, NGOs, teachers and parents of the students were also present during the event.