DAINIK NATION BUREAU
Mussoorie International School hosted its 30th Annual Sports Meet today with variety of impressive sports, exercise and drill display by MIStars.
A noted painter and an alumni of the school Neetika Chopra was chief guest of the meet. The Day started with a guard of honor for the Chief Guest and flag hoisting in presence of the School Principal, Shakuntala Vashisht, followed by Oath taking ceremony by Jayanti Murarka, Head Girl and all the house teams of Mussoorie International School. After the opening ceremony, students competed in a range of sports events that included Javelin throw, Discus throw, Short Put, High Jump, Long Jump and the athletic race.
In her address Chopra, said “Being a part of MIS Annual Sports Meet revives my memories of the golden days I spent at MIS. It is heartening to see that MIStars retain their zest and desire to excel in all fields. Sports has always been a strong focus at my alma mater and the students’ performance today was extraordinary. MIS exemplifies and encourages girl power and the students today have shown what it takes to be a winner in every field”.
The event concluded on a high note with announcement of the overall Championship Trophy and Best Athlete. All the students cheered as the trophy eventually went to Santoshi House who won the overall Championship.
Speaking on the occasion Vashisht, Principal, MIS said, “Every year, the students and staff work hard to make our Annual Sports Day a grand success. Sports are a significant part of a student’s academic life and we at MIS always accord it great importance. It gives me immense pleasure to see all the students participating and their parents attending this event in large numbers. The zeal and passion exhibited by our entire faculty, staff and students is the reason why MIS excels in all the events round the year.”