Prashanth, a V standard student of St. Joseph Higher Primary School, has secured first rank in the 9th-level under 2nd category) at the State-level Abacus Competition organised by IQ Plus Academy at Vijaya Vittala Vidyashala premises here recently. He is the son of Gopal Krishna and Chandra Kala. S. Sudhanva, a IX standard student of Vijaya Vittala Vidyashala, has secured first rank in the 9th -level under 5th Category of the contest. He is the son of R. Srisha and S. Bharathi. Both were trained under Abacus teacher Shrikanth Bhat.