GIS ANNUAL ATHLETIC MEET 2012-2013
“Citius, Altius, Fortius” stands pat for GIS
Friday, 14th December 2012 awakened to the enthusiastic 19th Annual Inter-House Athletic Meet of Gulf Indian School at Al Sahel Sports Club, Abu Halifa.
The occasion was graced by the presence of the Chief Guest Mr. Tony Luttrell, Prinicpal, Future Bilingual School and the heads of various schools and other dignataries. The galleries were fully packed with parents and well wishers to support and encourage the young asprinats.
The events started with the recitation from the Holy Quran followed by National Anthems of Kuwait and India. The energetic March Past of the students under the flags of the four Houses Sathya, Seva, Jyothi and Santhi set the pace for the meet.
Principal Mrs. Shyamala Divakaran, in her welcome address congratulated the GIS team of athletes for securing the 3rd position among the 13 participating schools in the recently held CBSE Kuwait Cluster Athletic Meet. She also placed on record the school’s appreciation for the dedication and commitment of the P.E.Ts Mrs. Mariamma Santhosh and Mr. Vinod Arjunan who gave extensive coaching to the students. She thanked the Management and the entire GIS team for their support and co-operation.
The Chief Guest Mr. Tony Luttrell in his speech commended the precision of the march-past and the school’s preparation for the sports events. He added that for him sports is all about striving for the best, not for winning. Mr. Luttrell declared the Meet open and advised the students to compete with friendship and respect for the team mates and reminded them that friendships formed in sports will last for ever.
The aerobics by class V and the drill display by class IV that followed soon after the inauguration were exceptionally outstanding with the perfectly synchronized rhythmic movements of the students.
The track events were held in a truly professional manner and the young athletes set many school records. The winners and individual champions were awarded medals & trophies and Jyothi House with the maximum points received the overall championship trophy from the Chief Guest.
The individual champions were:
(Boys) Sub-Junior (Girls)
(Boys) Super Senior (Girls)
The annual day of sports for the academic year 2012-2012 came to a close with the victory lap by the champion House, Jyothi, once again to begin with renewed vigour.
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