BOSCO Quiz Contest 2018Submitted by bosconrd on Jan 27, 2018 Don Bosco quiz competition for the children of BOSCO was held at BOSCO Mane on January 20, 2018. The competition started with prayer dance by children from BOSCO Vatsalya Bhavan. Thimmesh Prabhu, Teacher, K R Puram Government School, Bangalore, Fr. Mathew Thomas, Executive Director, BOSCO, Bangalore, Fr. Prasad SDB, Director, Sumanahalli, Fr. Rubin Mathew, Director, Yuvodaya and a child representative inaugurated the program by lighting the lamp. Welcoming the gathering Fr. Mathew Thomas, Executive Director, BOSCO, Bangalore said quiz program is important as it would help children to know and learn more about Don Bosco. Recalling his twenty five years of association with BOSCO, Thimmesh Prabhu, Teacher, K R Puram Government School and former teacher in Model School, Charamajpet, Bangalore, was happy to see most of his students participating in the quiz. He said that quiz was not only about winning but also about enhancing knowledge. It provided a platform for these children to explore their potential and discover their true self.
Eight teams representing the different centres and areas, BOSCO Mane, Vikas, Vatsalya Bhavan, Nilaya, Nivas, Rainbow Home, Yuvakendra, Sumanahalli and Foster Care children participated in the competition. The quiz masters Bro. Praveen and Bro. Arun, Kristu Jyothi College, Bangalore conducted the program. The format of the quiz entailed ten rounds. The rounds included MCQs, audio and visual, pick and speak, action, written, buzzer, music round, etc. The programme concluded with the vote of thanks by Fr. Rubin Mathew, Director, Yuvodaya. Quiz masters were honoured with mementos. Children from BOSCO Nivas emerged as the winners and runners up were Vikas children. Forty children participated in the quiz contest.