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Chroma 2017 prize distribution ceremony at IES
December 2, 2017, 3:56 pm
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Indian Educational School (IES) held the Prize Distribution Ceremony of Chroma 2017 (the eighth edition of the Ruth Memorial Interschool Art Competition) in the school hall on Thursday, 16 November.  

Ruth Prince Chacko, a prodigious painter par excellence and a student of Indian Educational School left for her heavenly abode in the year 2009 leaving a trail of moving memories in the hearts of her friends, family and relatives. During her little time on the earth, she amazed everyone with her talent for drawing and painting. Ruth Memorial Art Competition is held annually “in memoriam” of this phenomenal painter.  The Interschool Art Competition was organized on Saturday, 4 November in the IES auditorium. 115 gifted painters representing 7 Indian Schools in Kuwait partook in the interschool art competition organized by the Department of Art, IES under the patronage of Mr. and Mrs. Prince Chacko, the parents of late Ruth Prince Chacko. The topics for the competition were announced amidst applause by  Suresh V Balakrishnan, the senior vice principal, IES. 

The contest was held in 5 categories. A maximum of three contestants from a participating school could represent each category. The first, the second, and the third-place winners were presented cash awards, certificates, and mementos by Mr. Prince Chacko, the sponsor of Chroma 2017, Mr. N. K. Ramachandran Menon, the chairman, Bhavans Middle East, and Mr. T. Premkumar, the principal, Bhavans Kuwait.

Prince Chacko, the father of late Ruth Chacko addressed the audience. He thanked the school management, the principal and the Art department, IES for conducting the Ruth Memorial Art competition every year utmost devotedly in his beloved daughter’s memory. Mr. Chacko said that even during the agonizing reminiscence about his late daughter, he found a few moments of solace in the aesthetic expressions of the young contestants. Mr. Chacko also thanked all the little painters brimming with artistic flairs for having taken part in Chroma 2017.      

Mr. T. Premkumar, the principal, Bhavans Kuwait also lauded the winners. He appreciated the efforts of the Department of Art, IES for organizing the contest in a truly professional manner. He thanked the sponsors of the contest Mr. and Mrs. Prince Chacko, the parents of late Ruth Chacko. He also thanked his counterparts for the encouragement extended to the sprouting painters of the participating schools. Mrs. Vinita Maheshwari, the HoD, EVS and Math (Primary Wing) was the emcee for the day.

The following are the results of the competition.

GROUP- 1 (LKG & UKG)

SL.NO

NAME

CLASS

SCHOOL NAME

POSITION

1

SPANDAN SOURAV SEN   

UKG

Jack and Jill

First

2

AARON RAJESH VARGHESE

UKG

IES

Second

3

JOHN JOSEY

UKG

SIS

Third

GROUP- 2 (CLASSES-1 & 2)

SL.NO

NAME

CLASS

SCHOOL NAME

POSITION

1

PRAKRUTHI MUTTIL PRAVEEN

2M

DPS

First

2

GIRISH JAYARAJ

2

UIS

Second

3

MOHAMMED ARSH

2

UIS

Third

GROUP- 3 (CLASSES-3 & 4)

SL.NO

NAME

CLASS

SCHOOL NAME

POSITION

1

SAIYASHA NAG

4J

DPS

First

2

EBIN   BABU

4C

ILOA

Second

3

PAUL LEON VARUGHESE

4

UIS

Third

GROUP- 4 (CLASSES-5 & 6)

SL.NO

NAME

CLASS

SCHOOL NAME

POSITION

1

MRUDULA PALLISSERY RAVINDRAN

5A

IES

First

2

DEVIKA KRISHNAKUMAR

5A

SIS

Second

3

FIDA ANCY

5B

IES

Third

GROUP- 5 (CLASSES-7, 8 & 9)

SL.NO

NAME

CLASS

SCHOOL NAME

POSITION

1

DIYA MARIAM JOHN

8F

IES

First

2

HIMANI ARORA

9H

DPS

Second

3

ALINA ROSE JOHNSON

9

UIS

Third

 

 

 

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