New Delhi, July 27, 2018: The Dr. Stya Paul Memorial Maths Quest 2018, a two-day annual event held in the memory of late Chairman, Dr. Stya Paul, was organised on 26th and 27th July 2018, at Apeejay School, Saket.
The 7th Annual Dr Stya Paul Memorial Maths Quest had students from more than 28 leading schools of Delhi and NCR participating in it. Dr Deepak Sharma, Professor, School of Life Sciences, JNU, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The Maths Quest commenced with the lighting of the lamp and an invocation song to seek the blessings of Lord Ganesha. The School Principal, Ms Smita Amit, delivered the welcome address. Six competitions – Math-O-Art, Logic-O-Run, Mathematics Relay, Model Making, Maths Quiz and Mathematics Extempore began at different venues of the school. Students from participating schools contributed enthusiastically.
Once the competitions concluded, the valedictory function was organised at the school auditorium. Two talented students, Shivoham and Anurag, presented a PowerPoint presentation on 'Mathematics in Dance'. A Kathak dance to showcase the importance of synchronization & symmetry in Mathematics was presented. Students victorious in the six competitions were awarded with trophies. The overall trophy ‘Dr. Stya Paul Memorial Maths Quest 2018’ was won by The Indian School.
On the second day of the event, Mathematics’ faculty from the participating schools presented papers on different teaching methodologies. Mr Ram Avtar and Mr Satya Bhushan from NCERT were the esteemed judges for this event. The ‘Best Paper Award’ was bagged by Ms Alka Kanwar from The Indian School and the ‘Second Best Paper Award’ was bagged by Ms Monia Katyal of Paul George Global School.