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Tuesday, Dec 02, 2008

Keeping alive a precious memory

KOCHI: Sandeep Menon continues to live in the memories of his friends, who remember him as "a role model in many ways". A former student of Model Engineering College at Thrikkakara, Sandeep died of brain tumour on May 3, 2008.

In a rich tribute to the young talent, who left this world prematurely, his friends have come together to organise an event in which Sandeep had really excelled. Come December 8, and the Model Engineering College will witness the best of quizzing talents battling it out for "The Illuminati Quiz" trophy.

N. Sadashiv, Sandeep`s friend and Placement Cell Student Co-ordinator, said that Sandeep was extremely active in college too. "He continued to balance his academic interests with his two big loves – quizzing and writing. He was the founder and coordinator of "The Iluminati", the quiz group of MEC and he was the "Illuminatus". Thejaswi Udupa from the Karnataka Quiz Association will be the quiz master of Illuminati quiz. It is a general quiz for college students. Candidates should be pursuing a full time degree in any discipline.

They should bring their college identity cards to participate in the programme. The first prize winners will walk away with Rs. 15,000 while the second prize winners will get Rs. 10,000. For the third place, the prize is Rs.5,000. Online registration is open at www.illuminati.mec.ac.in. More details can be had from N. Sadashiv: 9895504777.

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