Freshers’ day is the most awaited event for first year students as it’s a formal welcome by seniors and faculty members. Students at Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering (YCCE) let their hair down during their annual cultural fest – YASH 17.0 – which had Nation Next as its media partner. YCCE had recently organised Mr and Ms Freshers contest for their first year engineering students, who set the stage on fire with their electrifying performances. The students showcased their talent through various dance performances, singing, acting, etc., and made the evening all the more memorable.
The contest comprised four rounds, which consisted of 18 contestants. The rounds included – introduction round, talent round, challenge round and question and answer round. Shubhangi Borikar, Nawaz Ameen Waquif, Abhishek Jaiswal and Rezz Ali adjudged the contest. Contestants were also asked to prepare an impromptu skit on one of the topics – sanitary napkins, condoms, pregnancy kit and lubricants.
YASH 17.0, the weeklong fest, was celebrated from 30th January to 5th February. It comprised various cultural events and competitions like Freshers’ Day, Traditional Day, Rose day, Fashionista, Rock Band Concerts, Celebrity Concerts to name a few.
Mr and Ms Freshers’ Day runner-ups:
Ms 2nd runner up: Aditi Pohekar
Mr 2nd runner up: Aadesh Katkar
Ms 1st runner up: Agraja Deshpande
Mr 1st runner up: Himanshu Dehankar
Title of Mr and Ms Freshers’ was bagged by:
Mr Himanshu Bharadwaj and Ms Sayali Umredkar
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