St. Columba’s school held the annual Columban Open Quiz on 24th and 25th August 2018. The much awaited event on the Delhi school circuit saw 230 teams from in and around Delhi participating with great gusto.
A grueling preliminary round was followed by the semifinals and culminated in the finals with 12 schools vying for the top honours.
The 12 teams that made it to the finals were.
|2||St. Columba's School|
|3||Modern School (BK)|
|4||Modern School (BK)|
|6||Mother's International school|
|7||St. Columba's School|
|8||St. Columba's School|
|9||D.P.S (Vasant Kunj)|
|10||DPS (Mathura road)|
|12||Amity International (Saket)|
The nail-biting finish saw DPS Noida lift the prized trophy followed by St Columba's school at second place and Modern School, Barakhamba Road in third place.
The winning team won the coveted rolling trophy and a cash prize of Rs.5000/-. the teams in 2nd and 3rd places won Rs. 4000/- and Rs. 3000/- respectively. All the other finalists won a cash prize of Rs. 1000/- each.
The quizmasters for the finals were Mr. Kunal Savarkar, Mr. Ravtej Singh and Mr Jyotesh Singh. They were ably supported by a very enthusiastic and able team of ex Columbans who conducted the prelims and semifinal rounds.
The sponsors for the event were the Oxford University Press.