More than 1,700 students from 43 schools participated in the 14th edition of Late Shri VV Bhat Memorial Trophy Competition at the Children's Academy in Malad (east) recently .

The theme of this year's competition was `On the Cusp: The Beginning of Change'.There were 24 competitions, including dance, singing and philocution, that were specially designed to instigate the creative and inquisitive minds of students. The event is an initiative of Children's Academy Group of Schools. Teachers also took part in contests like designing short newspapers, fashion show and 3D Art.

Rohit Bhat, CEO of the school, said, “The event endeavours to foster camaraderie and sportsmanship among students and teachers. Not a single child from our school participated in any competi A tions. Only students from slums and ` ' grade schools participated. The celebrity guest was actor Prabhjyot Singh of Udta Punjab fame. Infant Jesus School won the Late Shri VV Bhat Memorial Trophy. First and second runners-up were Sanjay Ghodawat International School and St Joseph's School, Orlem, respectively.