Inter Competition Winners

S.V. Pranesh is studying in 4th standard in SAN ACADEMY – Velachery.
At the age of four and a half he went for summer coaching camp held at SDAT Hall of Gymnastics in 2014 under the gymnastics coach Mr. Selva Maruthi NIS. As Pranesh showed interest in Gymnastics his coach motivated him for the next level.

Pranesh participated in Chennai district gymnastics championship which was held on 2nd January 2016 organized by Chennai district gymnastic association under floor exercise category. In the same month he participated in state level gymnastics championship and won first place in floor exercise under 8 category. Later on 28th February 2016 he participated in Tamil Nadu chief minister’s birthday sports competition. He stood first in floor exercise under 8 with a cash award of Rs.1,00,000. He proceeded further to Advance Gymnastics Training Camp held at “Pupil School” in May 2016 under Mr. Nemai Kani chief Gymnastics coach (Retd) sports Authority of India

On August 21st of 2016 he participated in Chennai district level competition and bagged “Gold Medal” in floor exercise under 8 category. On 20th November 2016 he participated in “Chief Minister’s Trophy” which was organized by sports development authority of Tamilnadu, Chennai district. He was awarded the first place and got a cash prize of Rs. 1000 in floor exercise under open category in Chennai district. He has been selected for state level chief minister’s trophy which is going to be held in January 2017, under the guidance of SDAT coach Mr. Selva Maruthi NIS and Assistant coach Mr. Prakash Sharma from West Bengal. Pranesh is practising Gymnastics since 2014.

He secured third place in under 8 category in the floor exercise event and won the title “Tamilnadu State Artistics Gymnastic Championship 2016-17” - organized by Gymnastic association of Salem.

Karthik Sivakumar & B.Tamizh, Class III - SPELL BEE CHAMPIONS

It has been an exhilarating year for Karthik Sivakumar for the Spell Bee competition. He won the first place in Tamil Nadu State level competition in September, 2016. Karthik won 16th rank in National level Spell Bee competition held at Kolkatta in December,2016. The competition consisted of two rounds, the first round is where the kids will be asked to spell 100 words until they misspell a word. The second round is to identify 10 words written using IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet), spell them correctly and tell the meaning of those words, this was a timed round. There were 136 kids who participated in Karthik’s category of which Karthik secured 16th place.The Spell Bee competition has definitely inspired Karthik to improve his spelling skills, vocabulary and pronunciation.

B.Thamizh has won 25th rank in National Mega Final of wiz National spell bee held in South City International School, Kolkatta.