NPS International, Mysore, conducted the spectacular sporting meet ‘Sportacus-2023’ recently. The event was streamlined into two sessions. For Classes 1 to 5, it was conducted in the morning and for Classes 6 to 11, it was conducted in the evening.
The event commenced with march-past from the students of Classes 6, 7 and 8. They were led by the respective House Captains and Prefects.
It was followed by torch-lighting ceremony, and the torch-bearer was Amogh Sridhar, the Sports Captain. This was followed by oath-taking where students pledged to respect and abide by the rules, in the spirit of fair play, inclusion and equality.
The spectacular display began with the Band students followed by the different dynamic displays like the ‘Wings of Grace’ by the girls, ‘Loop Fit Drill’ by the boys. Students of Classes 6 to 11 showcased their talent and team work with their scintillating performances which included ribbon, lezim, saree and fan displays.
Shantha Chandran, Mentor Principal, NPS Group of Institutions and Caroline Louis, Head of TISB Training Academy and NPS Quality Assurance, were present on the occasion.
The track events included 100 metres races and 4×100 metres relay. All the sprinters gave it their best shot and the nail-biting finishes kept the audiences on the edge of their seats.
The parents also enthusiastically participated in a game of tug-of-war and slow walking race.
Both sessions concluded with a prize distribution ceremony.