ODMians once again bought laurels to the school in an Elocution Competition conducted by Nalco. Many students from different classes participated in the competition, with Amritesh Khatua of class IX winning 1st prize and a cash award of Rs 3000 and Somya Padhi of class IX winning the 2nd prize and a cash award of Rs 2000 respectively. They were awarded a trophy, certificates, and cash prizes. They spoke eloquently, with a lot of confidence. In another similar event conducted by East Coast Railway, Pawni Ray of class IV bagged the 1st prize. Dr. S. Minaketan, Chairman, ODM Educational Group said that this success is the result of the committed efforts put in by the students under the guidance of their teacher. "This indeed is a special moment for the school fraternity. Such programs help students not only get the opportunity to brush up their language skills but also provide exposure at the global level," he added.