Heritage School Primary Wing celebrates XVth Annual Sports Day

Students of Heritage School participating in Annual Sports Day

JAMMU: A magnificent Sports extravaganza was organized at the school grounds of Heritage School by the Primary wing. The ground was abuzz with activity and wore a festive look on the occasion of the School’s XV Annual Sports Day.
The theme of the extravaganza was ‘Fun Faith and Fitness’, as the young Heritageans showcased the different aspects of being FIT, strengthening their Faith while having fun. Manish K Sinha, IGP (Crime) Jammu, along with his wife Suma Singh, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dr Sandhya Bhardwaj, Professor Cluster University Jammu was the Guest of Honour.
The guests were greeted with a bouquet of flowers as bright as the happy faces of the children presenting them. Rujla Mahajan, Junior School Prefect, presented the welcome address, which signaled the start of the programme. The events of the day started with a well-synchronised March Past by the four Houses: Culture, Legacy, Dignity and Tradition. This was followed by the lighting of the Sports Torch which was carried by Medhansh Mahajan and Archit Pandoh who have represented the state at the National Roller Skating event at Vishakhapatnam. Thereafter Abir Beri, Junior School Prefect, administered the oath to the participants. The Chief Guest declared the meet open.
The events of the day highlighted the importance of Fitness in a student’s life.
The students of Class I presented a Dance Drill, much applauded by the audience. Classes II and III put up a fantastic show of the most holistic Fitness regimen of Yoga, showcasing various Asanas that have a positive effect not only on the body but the mind as well. The vibe increased tenfold with Class III and II coming on the ground with the most energetic Zumba routine. The foot tapping music and the smiling faces of the children definitely showed that Fitness can be Fun. Class IV took the vibe a notch higher with an Aerobics routine using dumb-bells.
The splendid show was followed by the felicitation of the winners in sports as well as academics. The Prize Distribution ceremony started with the Principal Akash Pradhan and the Guest of Honour Sandhya Bhardwaj presenting medals and certificates to the winners of the Tract events of Classes I to V. The Chief Guest Manish K Sinha gave away the House Trophies and acknowledged the achievements of the All rounders. Special Certificates were given to Punesh Puri, Medhansh Mahajan and Archit Pandoh in recognition of their participation at the National level in the Roller Skating event. Chairman Sunil Gupta presented the guests with a Memento.
Chief Guest complimented the students and staff for putting up a fine show and extolled the participants for their energy and enthusiasm.
Vandana Jasrotia, Headmistress, delivered vote of thanks.