Students Excel At Sports Meet

May 7, 2018, Dehradun



The ideology of a school finds its expression through a wide spectrum of activities where healthy physique and enriched soul is highly valued. Children trying to smash a shuttle or jumping a hurdle in their race to the finish line was a common sight during the three-day regional sports meet held at Kendriya Vidyalaya ONGC, Kaulagarh Road.

In the celebration of sportsmanship and camaraderie, more than 150 students from 33 schools across Dehradun region participated in the meet.

The event commenced with a scintillating march-past by all the students, followed by an oath ceremony. The meet was declared open by chief guest, Pakhinder Singh Gill, deputy manager (security), ONGC. In his address, he advised the students to excel in academics on par with games and sports.

While on the closing day, Ranber Singh, regional officer, CBSE chaired the occasion as chief guest of the event. Usha Negi, assistant secretary, CBSE was the guest of honour whereas Safalta Vishnoi, principal Kendriya Vidyalaya IIP was present at the event as observer. School principal DS Negi extended a warm welcome to all the dignitaries, escorts and the participants.

Events 80m, 100 m, 4 x 100 m relay, long jump, badminton, judo and other fun races were held for students and the winners were awarded gold, silver and bronze medals by the chief guest. He applauded and appreciated the sportspersons, and the visionary element of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) to nurture and develop the sporting potential of the children.

He stressed that discipline helps to rise in every field of life and he hoped that all these selected children will bring laurels at National Level.

The winners of the respective competitions will represent their schools and region in the upcoming national sports meet.

School: Kendriya Vidyalaya

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