LA CRESCENTA–Competing against nine other Armenian schools–Chamlian students won the first prize at the Ararat home Quiz Bowl on Armenian History on April 2–2006. The Chamlian team–composed of Talar Alexanian–Sophia Keshishian–Talar Kossakian–and Daniel Akai–had been training for several weeks with teachers Arax Zarzavatjian and Ani Berberian. This is the fourth time that Chamlian is winning the first prize.
"We are really proud of our students "said Teacher Arax Zarzavatjian. "They have worked very hard to bring the trophy home" she added.
On the same day–another group of Chamlian students were busy competing with several other Armenian students in the Science Olympiad of AESA (Armenian Engineers and Scientists of America). The finals took place at the Grand Salon on the California State University–Northridge campus. The following Chamlian students won prizes for their work: Garen Arabian and John Azizian (first and third place–respectively–in Physics)–Krikor Bornazyan (second place in Biology)–and Dveen Babayan (second place in Engineering).