The 70th Annual Athletic meet conducted on behalf of the Association of the Heads of the English-Speaking Schools of the Nilgiris (AHESSN) and Kodaikanal was held between Sept 7 and Sept 10 at Good Shepherd International School, Ooty with its usual pomp and glory.
31 schools of the association participated.
The final days event was well attended by all the Heads of Association Schools and Brig. Anurag Bharadwaj Brig. IC Adm. DSSC Wellington was the Chief Guest of the day.
Mr. K Saravana Chandar - Headmaster of Breeks Memorial School and the President of the Association welcomed the gathering.
The most prestigious and coveted winners shield among boys’ schools was won by St. Jude’s Public School and Junior College, Kotagiri with 192.5 points and St. Josephs college, Coonoor finished runner-up with 172 points. Among the girls’ schools, St. Jude’s won the runners up shield, while the winner’s trophy was won by Nazareth convent, Ooty.
Other laurels won by St Jude’s Public School at the meet are: Individual Championships Under 14 Boys:Sarves S. Under 17 Boys:Sawan S Reginold. Under 14 Girls: Harshanethra S. Under 19 Girls: Kareeshma M.Divisional Championships: Under 11 Boys-Winners Under 14 boys- Winners Under 17 Boys- Runner-up Under 19 Girls-Winners.
The Chairman of the school, Dr. P.P Dhanarajan and the Executive Director, Dr. Samjith Dhanarajan congratulated the winners. Dr. Saro Dhanarajan, Principal congratulated the winners and the coaches - Mr. Prabhu and Mrs. Vanaja Shekar.