The day started off bright and early in the morning at the CMRIT grounds, with students, teachers and athletes of Ekya School , ITPL streaming in. The event began with the swearing of Oath by our Head of School, Ms Jyothi Menon followed by a stunning March Past by the members of our Student Council. Following the March Past, students from grades 9 to 12 passed the Torch, symbolizing the spirit of sportsmanship and teamwork.
The Track and Field events began with 100 m races starting from students in 1st grade followed by relay races, hurdle races, 400 m races and 200 m races. After the conclusion of events of grades 1 to 4, prize distribution was done to reward students for their achievements and encourage them to continue with their endeavors in sports. A teacher’s race was held in between elementary school events and events of higher grades. The competition was fierce and good among the athletes in the senior school events, with a magnificent display of athleticism by the competitors. After a short break the event commenced with different categories of races for grades 5 to 12.
The day concluded with Vayu House winning the trophy but the effort put in by members of all houses and the staff was evident in the success of the Sport’s Day. The National Anthem was sung post which, the students dispersed.
By Madhuria Rudra, Student Of Grade 12