FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced the winner of the ‘FedEx International Student of the Year’ contest. Anurag Das from Pune was handed the award by the Bollywood director Karan Johar at a ceremony in Mumbai. He emerged as the winner from a competitive field of 5,000 students.
“I feel happy to present the ‘FedEx International Student of the Year’ award to Anurag Das. I wish him great success for his future endeavors. Similar to my movie, ‘Student of the Year,’ this contest invoked a competitive spirit among students and it was a pleasure for me to be associated with a brand like FedEx for Student of the Year,” said Johar.
“It’s a great privilege to be handed this accolade. And it is a bonus that it comes from Karan Johar,” said the winning contestant, Anurag Das. “I would like to pass on my thanks to FedEx for organizing this competition. It’s fantastic to see brands like FedEx supporting important causes such as education. I would also like to thank my family, friends and mentors for their unwavering faith in my abilities.”