Hyderabad: Army Public School, RK Puram celebrated 23rd Annual Sports Day on Friday with great zeal, excitement and frolicsome atmosphere. The theme this year for the sports day was ‘Water – The elixir of Life’. The programme began with the lighting of the torch and releasing the balloons, proclaiming the grand opening of the day.
The Principal of the school, Mrs Damaris welcomed the esteemed gathering and emphasized on the importance of sports in a child’s life. Brigadier JJS Bhinder, Commandant, AOC Centre and Chairman of the school was the Chief Guest and distributed prizes to the winners and achievers. Brigadier Bhinder took the salute of the impressive March past of the students coupled with the stirring marching music by the band.
The students entered into the spirit of the occasion in a grand way with the oath being administered by the Head boy and Head girl of the school. Students of classes 6 to 12 performed various events including relays, races and martial arts.
The students showcased a karate display mesmerizing the audience with their energetic performance. Once the races began the air was filled with cheering and tons of encouragement. Raheem House was declared as overall best house. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest thanked the school staff for the meticulous planning and execution of the sports day events.
Vote of thanks by Principal Mrs Damaris endorsed the day as fun-filled with the spirit of sportsmanship, enthusiasm and memories to cherish.