Senior School Sports DayDecember 16, 2015 2021-05-22 22:19
Senior School Sports Day
Senior School Sports Day
STEP UP AND STAY HEALTHY!
The 10th Annual Sports Day was held on Wednesday, 16th December 2015 in the school ground which was festooned with vibrant colours representing the various Sport Houses- Air, Earth, Fire and Water- symbolic of the five elements of nature. Mother Nature herself joined in the jubilations albeit the previous night with thunder claps, lightening and bountiful showers.
The morning of 16th December dawned with the sun peeping out in glee to witness the athletes in action on the grounds of gps.
The Senior School sports day which commenced in the morning was officially declared open by the Chief Guest, Mr. Dev Roy, MD & Founder of FitKids. The Chief Guest talked about the importance of all round development in every child and also opined that each student should excel not only in academics, but also in co-curricular activities like sports and athletics in order to stand out in the presently highly competitive world.
A team of competent athletes led by Ms. Liyana Fathima Ummer, our very own National level Swimming Champion, bore the torch that lit the lamp, kick starting the events for the day.Liyana Fathima Umar Nizar and school swimming coach Mr. Santhosh Kumar .R were felicitated by School Chairman, Mr. P Jacob, who extolled the young swimming sensation, Liyana for her phenomenal performance.
The mélange of colourful displays by the students as well as the astounding football and acrobatic display by the footballers of Global Public School was a visual treat for the guests and parents who had gathered to support their children.
The competitions started with a vibrant and synchronized march-past by the students of each House, who were in resplendent colours. The school grounds reverberated with encouraging cheers and victory slogans as cheerleaders of each House egged their respective athletes to outdo each other in various track events.
Parents of students also exhibited their sporting skills as they competed with each other in the obstacle race. True sportsmanship spirit was evident as athletes of each House joined in celebrating each other’s victory. Earth House was declared the Overall Sports Champions and the elated students and teachers of the house did an impromptu victory march across the school ground to celebrate their achievement.
The Sports Day concluded on a joyous note, with the entire school singing the school anthem with utmost conviction.