Taxi driver’s son shines in Science Olympiad Rahul, eight year old Class II student of the Presentation High School in Cherial Mandal of Warangal District, has excelled at the Science Olympiad.
Rohit got 19th rank at the State level and attained top position in Warangal city in the Olympiad 2013-2014 conducted by the Science Olympiad Foundation.
Over 27,000 schools from across the country participated in the Olympiad during 2013-14 and millions of students took the Olympiads.
“Rohit is a hardworking boy,” says Sister Beena Thomas of the Presentation High School — an unaided private school run by Presentation Sisters. Rohit is the son of Allam Narsimhulu, a taxi driver, while his mother, Renuka, is a homemaker.
Watching TV and reading story books are among Rohit’s hobbies. “I want to study hard and become a Collector,” he says. The Science Olympiad Foundation aims to identify, motivate and reward talent and performance.
It attempts to develop a spirit of competitiveness among students and prepare them to face competition beyond their school level.
It conducts National Cyber Olympiad (NCO), National Science Olympiad (NSO), International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) and International English Olympiad (IEO).
The British Council and BBC Knowledge have associated with SOF for the Olympiads.
source: metro india