Udupi: Karthik M Rao and Geeve George of Class XI of Little Rock Indian School, Brahmavar have emerged State champions after a keenly fought quiz round held at the Sri Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur on 20 October 2015. The duo pulled off a thrilling victory against the teams from the Sainik School, Bijapura and the Poornapranja PU College, Udupi.
This year’s Rural IT Quiz began the preliminary rounds in September. 220 teams participated in the District Level Quiz, from whom 25 teams were chosen for the Regional Level Quiz at Mysore. Little Rock won the Regional Championship at Mysore and qualified for the State final. The State Final was held at Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur .
Little Rock Indian School emerged as State Champions for the fifth time since the inception of this flagship programme in 2000 and organized jointly by the IT ministry of the Govt of Karnataka and the TATA Consultancy Services (TCS) Bengaluru, claimed to be the largest such exercise in the country, involving several thousand students.