Jammu, Nov 1: Model Academy-The Prestigious School of MIER organised the Annual Sports Day for Humming Buds and its Primary Wing today at the B.C. Road campus. The event witnessed an enthusiastic participation by 300 students from classes O level to VI.Mr.RanjitKalra, member, BCCI and J&K State Sports Council graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dr. Adit Gupta Joint Director MIER was the Guest of Honour.Other dignitaries present were Mrs. Rupa Gupta, Management Representative, Mrs.Ruchika Gupta, Project Director Humming Buds, Mrs.UshaGadoo, Vice Principal and Mrs. Rita Khanna, Inchargeof the residency road branch of the school.
The programme commenced with the Guard of Honour presented by the NCC Cadets and Scouts and Guides wing of the school. The Head boy and Head girl of the school welcomed the Chief Guest with a bouquet of flowers. This was followed by customary lighting of the torch and declaration of sports meet open by the worthy Chief Guest. The national and State level sports winners upheld the torch with a promise to continue the remarkable achievement of the school in sports and games ever onwards.Dr. Adit Gupta, Joint Director MIER, welcomed the Chief Guest and the parents to this kinaesthetic display of talent. In his address he underlined the role of sports in improving fitness and developing life skills of students. He appealed to the audience to work towards one’s good health to promote longevity and healthy life.
The beautiful display of dance steps and Aerobics Drill by the preschoolers mesmerised the spectators with their performance. The Yoga display by the students of the primary wing spread the message of inner calm, conquering bigger challenges. A plethora of fun filled athletic events were organised wherein the young athletes marvelled one and all with their breath taking speed, focus and concentration. They took part in shopping race, obstacle race, balancing race, beach theme race, go green, rainbow dress race, treasure hunt, dress yourself, string the beads, relay race etc. and kept the audience on tenter hooks as the nail biting finished ensured a grand conclusion. The meet marked the participation by students of special school who took part with great zeal and gusto. They aroused special applause from the audience. The heartening words of the Chief GuestMr.RanjeetKalra infused confidence in the students to go higher and perform better. He appreciated the students for taking part in various activities and also stressed that participation is more important than winning. He said that determination, dedication and fair play are the hallmark of a true sportsman. He was presented a memento by the Joint Director as a token of appreciation.
The winners of various events were honoured with Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. The whole programme was co-ordinated by Mrs.UshaChunni, Sports Officer of the school wing, Mrs.ManjuVali and Miss. Amarjot, CCA In-Charges along with Mr. Dinesh and Miss. Pallavi, PTI and NCC Officer. The three hour long sporting extravaganza culminated with the vote of thanks proposed by Mrs.Ruchika Gupta.