In a contest held in Pragya Prathistan, Kamaladi on November 23, 2012 the Child Icon of 2012 was selected. Vanshika Kothari from DAV School won the Child Icon 2012 title from the junior level. Vanshika was one of the 56 participants from 20 different schools of Kathmandu Valley in the competition.
In the talent show and competition organized by Media Land, the judges were – singer Yogeshwor Amatya, music composer Suresh Adhikari, singer – Mausami Gurung, lyricist – Tek Tamang, singer – Nirnaya Shrestha, journalist – Dabbu Chhetri, journalist – Ashok Pyasi Rai and sports person – Mamta Shrestha.
The title winners of Child Icon 2012 are:
- Winner – Child Icon 2012 -Vanshika Kothari, DAV School
- 1st Runner Up Senior- Diya Mandal, DAV School
- 1st Runner Up Junior- Palista Maharjan, DAV School
- 2nd Runner Up Senior- Nisan Neupane, LRI School
- 2nd Runner Up Junior- Sparsh Shrestha, Next Generation School
The students were awarded 22 different titles including Most Talented, Most Charming, Best Catwalk, Most Photogenic, Best Hair, Best Personality, and Most Disciplined among others.