Mangaluru, July 02, 2019: Amogh Narayana, a Class 10 student of Alva’s English High School, Moodbidri, has won silver medal at the Genius Olympiad International Science Fair held at Oswego University New York, USA.
His project on application of an eco-friendly Weedicide prepared from Kokum fruit extract and soap nut won him the medal. This project ‘Evaluation of Novel eco-friendly Weedicide from Kokum fruit extract and Soap nut’, competed among the 1,269 participants from 79 countries in the International Science Fair.
He had earlier participated in IRIS-National fair on November 1, 2017, at New Delhi and was selected to represent India. He represented India at Pittsburgh, in the US in May and won Broadcom Masters International Award for Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
He also participated in IRIS–National fair at New Delhi and won ‘ASM Material Science Award’ and ‘Ricoh Sustainable Development Award’. He was selected for ISRO-Yuvika as young scientist from Karnataka. At the Genius Olympiad International, he was given silver medal, certificate and a Kindle pad.
For his outstanding performance Genius Olympiad International Science Fair, Alva’s Education Foundation Chairman Dr M Mohan Alva and his teachers had organised traditional felicitation programme in the school campus.