DR. MATHEW PUTHUKKUNNATH MEMORIAL INTERSCHOOL QUIZ COMPETITION: A PARAGON OF AN EVERLASTING FRIENDSHIP
“ A true friendship doesn’t need daily conversation or being together. As long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends never part.”
Dr.Mathew Puthukkunnathu Memorial Inter School Quiz Competition was held at St. Peter’s Senior Secondary School, Kadayiruppu on Saturday, 3rd August, 2019. The quizzing extravaganza was the creation of dynamic alumni 1986 of Peterian family as a tribute to their beloved friend, late. Dr. Mathew Abraham Puthukkunnathu, who was taken to the heavenly abode on 9th May, 2018. In fact, this quiz competition was a living record of such an exquisite and everlasting friendship”
In the esteemed presence of Mr. Raju.C.Jacob, the Secretary of the St. Peter’s Education Trust, Mrs. Jiya Biju of the English Department, welcomed the gathering. The lead of the event Dr.Jamil David, an alumnus of the batch, joined the hands of other dignitaries on the dais for lighting the lamp and marked the formal inauguration of the event. Dr. Kurien Mathew, alumni representative felicitated the occasion. The alumni batch 1986 entrusted Dr.Mathew Puthukkunnathu Memorial Ever-rolling Trophy for the champions of the year-long Inter House Competitions, to the Vice Principal, Mr. C O Abraham.
Mr.Snehaj Sreenivas, the Director, South India and GCC International Quizzing Association, Asia was the Quiz Master of the event. 15 schools participated in the preliminary round. The top 6 teams were qualified for the finals.
In the grand Valedictory function followed, Mrs.Mary Abraham, mother of Late Dr.Mathew presented the trophy and a cash award of Rs.5000/ to the quizzing champions, Meera Anilkumar and Abhiram Lokanathan of Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Tripunithura who emerged as the indomitable Warriors in the fiery fight of the brainpower.
Mrs. Elsa Ajayan, sister of Late Dr. Mathew Puthukkunath handed over the first runners up trophy and a cash prize worth Rs.3000/ to Siddharth Ranjith and Uday Paul George of Bhavans Vidya Mandir, Eroor .