Environment and Energy conservation Awards instituted by Wonderla Holidays for schools in Kerala and Tamil Nadu were presented to the winners by renowned film actor Shri. Kalabhavan Shajon, at the function held in Wonderla Kochi on Wednesday, 5th February 2019.
The first prize winner Viswadeepthi CMI Public School, Adimali, Idukki was awarded a cash prize of Rs. 50000. Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan Metric HSS, Erode and Paramekkavu Vidya Mandir, Thrissur shared the second position and were awarded Rs. 25000 each. A cash prize of Rs.15000 was awarded to M.A.M LPS, Panavally (Alappuzha), Holy Cross Convent School, Kangarapady (Ernakulam) and KVUPS, Pangode (Thiruvananthapuram) who shared the third position. Apart from the cash prize, the winners were also awarded with a trophy and a certificate of appreciation.
The function was presided over by Wonderla Holidays Founder Shri. Kochouseph Chittilappilly. The keynote address was delivered by Shri. Kalabhavan Shajon. Wonderla Kochi Park Head, Shri. Ravikumar M. A welcomed the guests and DGM Engineering, Shri. Vinny K Thudiyan delivered vote of thanks. While addressing the students, Shri. Kalabhavan Shajon stated that the award distributed to the schools will help in building awareness among the students on the importance of protecting and conserving nature. He also wished the students, the future generation to be better nature lovers. Prominent environmentalist and National Teachers Award winner Shri. T. M. Varghese talked about the importance of conservation of environment.