SPORTS DAY CELEBRATIONS
The long anticipated and the most exciting event of the school, the three day sporting bonanza, the 50th Annual Athletic Meet was inaugurated on Wednesday, 16th November2016. Dr. C T Abraham , the President of St. Peter’s Education Trust was the chief guest of the day.The inaugural ceremony was held in the morning with great zeal and zest. Dr. C T Abraham hoisted the school flag and declared the meet open.The spectacular, impressive and well synchronised March Past by the eight houses, was the cynosure of all eyes. It was followed by the most solemn part of the ceremony, Relay of the Torch, in which our national athletes carried the torch symbolizing the spirit and urge to excel. The stunning and scintillating displays and dances performed by classes 1 to 12 students, reverberated the Peterian ground with festive spirit, making the spectators spell-bound in admiration of their rhythmic and rumbustious movements in unison. They were encouraged with hilarious cheers and applauds by the spectators, a fitting impetus for the efforts and diligence taken for weeks. The sports events kicked off with 100 mts race. Every face reflected true sportsman spirit and the grit and determination shown by the participants proved that neither the scorching heat nor the blazing sun could dampen their enthusiasm. The prize giving ceremony witnessed ecstatic moments of joy and pride nurturing a feeling of achievement and self esteem. Though the losers showed a twinge of dissappointment, they regained the true sportsman spirit by joining the cheers made for the winners making the star performers cry the tears of joy. The House of Loyalty emerged the champions. The individual championships were given away to the top scorers in each category. The 50th Annual Athletic Meet ended in a cheerful note, imbibing and imparting ythe lesson on sportsmanship, teamspirit and camaraderie making the day etched on the golden pages in the history of St. Peter’s...Vive La St. Peter’s!