Mangaluru, Dec 24, 2019: St Theresa institutions Bendur held the ’Annual Sports Meet’ at the Mangala Stadium. To grace the Inaugural ceremony Sri Gopalakrishna, Traffic Inspector of East Police Station, Kadri and Sr Anita Shanti Priya were the Guests. Sr Philomene the Principal, Sr Lourdes the Vice Principal and Mrs Charlene Rebimbus, PTA Vice President were other dignitaries on the dais.
Maria Padaki and Savita Albuquerque welcomed the guests and the gathering. The Guest Inspector Gopalakrishna declared open the Sports Meet; he said that Sports should kindle the team spirit with healthy and friendly competition in a very pleasant way and wished all the students to move forward to the National and International level in coming years. Skillful calisthenics was demonstrated by the students of class 7 and won applause of the audience. The Sports opened with March Past. After customary inspection, the squads marched in unison to cheers of the audience. The oath was taken, pledges were made and the races began.
An enthusiastic gathering in the vast field at the Mangala Stadium for the Closing ceremony in the afternoon. The School band led by Stick Major Adviti Alva gave a stupendous guard of Honour to the guests. The Chief Guest Sr Mariette, the Secretary of the Bethany Educational Society (BES) and the Correspondent of the School, Sr Philomene Saldanha, the Principal, Sr Lourdes, the Vice Principal, Mrs Charlene Rebimbus, PTA Vice President were the dignitaries on the dais. Shilly Prakash and Dhanya welcomed teh guests. The Chief Guest Sr Mariette in her address said never give up but run jump and achieve the highest success.
The students of class 6 performed a swing squad which was a breathtaking feat indeed. The most awaited part of the programme was the Prize Distribution. Sr Lourdes announced the Winners and the Champions of the day. The individual Championship in the Junior category was won by Anish Pinto and Hiba Hashrafand the Senior category was won by Maria Joshy and Derwin Monteiro.
Yellow House grabbed the Overall Championship Trophy while Blue House bagged the Runners Up Trophy.
The Chief Guest and the other dignitaries present gave away the prizes to all the young achievers who deserved appreciation for their accomplishment in the field of sports. The programme ended with a Vote of thanks proposed by Tina, the programme was compered by Sela Saldanha and Pramod. indeed the meet left all present with a determination to do well at all times, till 2020.