G.D. Goenka Public School won the coveted InspiriaQ 2017, the annual inter-school quiz contest organized by Inspiria Knowledge Campus in association with Times of India on 4th November 2017. BSF Senior Secondary School, Siliguri secured the second spot while SMHD School, Jaigaon stood third. The event was inaugurated by Mr Pankaj Kumar, Income Tax Commissioner, Siliguri by lighting the lamp and wished the participants success.
The grand finale consisted of six schools qualifying from the initial prelims which consisted of about 50 schools across the region. The winners bagged the InspiriaQ trophy along with a prize money of Rs 10,000 while the 1st runners-up received rupees 5000/- and the second runners-up received rupees 3000/- respectively. All the participating teams were felicitated with a token of memento and participation certificates.
The mega event provides an unique opportunity to budding school quizzers of the region to showcase their talent from diverse fields and win cash prizes. This is the fourth consecutive year of the contest which witnessed participation from several schools across reputed schools of Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, and Dooars, specifically designed for students of XI and XII standard (all streams).