Lucknow, April 1: Varuni Hazra, of Class VIII, CMS, Gomti Nagar Campus II won the first prize in a state level painting competition bringing laurels for the institution. The competition was based on water conservation and pollution and was organized under the aegis of Central Ground Water Board, Northern Region. She was awarded a cash prize of Rs. 6000/-, certificate and other attractive gifts for her outstanding performance. Several students from noted schools of UP participated in the contest. Varuni will be representing Uttar Pradesh in the National Level Painting Competition held in Delhi shortly.