Published: 04th May 2018
Bengaluru student bags first prize in US consulate essay contest
Students across 4 states including Andaman and Nicobar islands participated in an essay contest celebrating World Press Freedom Day
Seerat Gupta, a third-year journalism student from Christ (to be deemed university) in Bengaluru, won the first place in an essay contest conducted by the US Consulate General to commemorate the World Press Freedom Day 2018, which fell on May 3.
The essay contest was open to college and university students in the southern regions of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, and Puducherry. Even students from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands participated.
Maitreyi Menon, a third-year economics and public policy student from Kochi, bagged the second prize, while Karthik R, another third-year journalism student from Christ in Bengaluru, was awarded the third place.
Daphnie Parimala Rajavel, a second-year English literature student from the Women’s Christian College here, got the ‘honourable mention’, and Karthik R, a first-year MBA student from College of Engineering, Guindy, picked up the ‘most creative’ title