Sports Day Report (Secondary School)
On the 18thDecember 2019, VPMS, Lohegaon hosted its 10th Annual Sports Day amidst cheer and thrill. The chief guest for the day was an alumnus of VPMS, Pune, a Woman International Master and Chatrapati Rajya Krida Awardee Ms Saloni Saple. Dr Ashok Vikhe Patil, Chairman Dr Vikhe Patil Foundation, Ms Nandini, Director of Schools’ Programme and Ms Mrinalini, Principal VPMS, Pune also graced the occasion with their benign presence.
The day started off with the inspection of Guard of Honour by the Chief Guest which was ensued by a spectacular torch relay. It was a gratifying sight to witness the state and national players of our school carrying the ceremonial torch with pride. This was followed by the Inter-House March Past, a highly competitive event where the four houses eyed for the first place. The students entered into the spirit of the occasion in a grand way with the oath being administered by the Sports captain.
The audience next witnessed various displays and drills like Archery, Dandia drill, Lezim, karate, yoga, aerobics and gymnastics. The displays made way for the highly awaited athletic events like 80 Mtr race for boys and girls of grade III & IV and 4x100 Mtr Mix Relay race for the boys and girls of Grade V-X, where competitiveness among the students was a sight to withhold.
The most celebrated moment for all was the prize distribution ceremony where apart from the winners of each event, special prizes were given to four students for achieving success and personal glory in the field of sports- Aarna Jadhav for Skating; Pourushaspa Dubass for Karate; Prithviraj Chavan for Cricket; Kshiteej Shep for Football.
The Best march past trophy went to Ruby House and the overall champion trophy was awarded to the Coral house.
It was a day filled with sportsmanship, enthusiasm and memories to cherish.
Report prepared by: Varsha Sinha