Sports day 2013-14
Vikhe Patil Memorial School, Lohegoan conducted their third annual sports day on 22nd Dec’2013. Lt. Gen. Dr. B Sadanand was the chief guest. The occasion was graced by the Chairman Dr. Ashok Vikhe Patil and Mrs. Nandini Charles Jt. Secretary of the Dr. Vikhe Patil Foundation.
Sports is an integral part of the educational experience at VPMS Lohegaon. The purpose of physical education is to enhance the growth and total well being of students by providing physical activity and emphasizing enjoyment through participation. The concept of fitness, teamwork, discipline and competition are essential ingredients in sports and as such is fostered at VPMS Lohegaon.
The program commenced with the arrival of the chief guest who was then given the guard of honour and escorted to the dais. It was a matter of great pride when our students who won various inter school and district level competitions ran with the torch. This was followed by the march past which has always been an exciting event of the sports day, the platoons of all the four houses were led by the captains and vice captains. The students displayed their heuristics skills through the various drills such as cardboard drill, dumbbell drill, gymnastics, pyramid and karate.
The star attraction of the day was the athletics which comprised of the various races, where all the students were seen cheering for their respective houses. Races were also organized for the teachers and the Group D staff.
The Ruby House won the trophy for the best house and the Coral house were the runners up.
The sports day concluded with the chief guest’s speech where he appreciated the joint effort of the management, students and staff in making the sports day a grand success.
The sports teachers including the sports teachers from the Pune School who were here to provide their valuable assistance were felicitated by the chief guest.
The sports day concluded with the vote of thanks by our Head Boy Anirudh Gudi and the National anthem.