St.Agnes High School hosts district-level Wrestling Tournament
Mangaluru: The District Level Wrestling Tournament was held at St. Agnes High School on September 4, 2023. The tournament stood as a shining testimony to the indomitable spirit of sportsmanship and athleticism. This grand spectacle was meticulously prepared by the devoted staff of the school.
The inauguration of this illustrious match began with a breathtaking Guard of Honour that left spectators in awe.
Following the Guard of Honour, a moment of profound spirituality graced the proceedings as the school choir added a soul-stirring prayer song.
The surroundings took on a vibrant and culturally wealthy hue with a charming welcome dance performance by the troupe of gifted classical dancers. Teacher Prathima K.B. welcomed the gathering with an affable welcome speech.
Symbolizing the victory of understanding over ignorance, light over darkness, and the embodiment of enlightenment, the ceremonial lighting fixtures of the lamp held profound significance. The esteemed chief guest, Honourable Mayor Jayanada Anchan, the Joint Secretary of St. Agnes Institutions, Sr.Dr. Maria Roopa A.C., guest of honour Mr.Naveen Dsouza, local corporator Mrs. Bimba Manoj Kumar,BEO South Mr. Ishwar H.R., and the Headmistress of the school, Sr. Gloria A.C., along with the senior officials of the fraternity, performed this traditional ritual.
In his opening address, the Mayor praised the tireless efforts of the Headmistress and the faculty in presenting the first ever district-level wrestling tournament. He also encouraged the wrestlers to give their best performance. The Joint Secretary supported the tireless efforts of the students. Mrs. Bimba Manoj Kumar made a motivational speech that lifted the sportsmanship of wrestling prowess.
Amidst the lively surroundings, the national-level sportsmen Mrs. Kavitha Ashok, Mr. Deepak Anchan, and Supreeth J.B. were felicitated. These awesome athletes had brought sizeable pleasure to our district and had also raised our banner high at the countrywide level. It turned into a poignant reminder that goals can be realized with unwavering commitment. Almost 45 schools in the district took part in the tournament. Alva’s School Moodibidire won the overall championship in the under-14 boys and under-17 boys categories. Navachethana School Neerumarga won the all-around championship in the under-17 girls category. Ladyhill Victoria School won the under-14 girls trophy. Six students from St.Agnes High School are selected for the state Level Wrestling match.
Mrs. Bhavya Ravindra, physical education teacher Expressed heartfelt gratitude to the multitude of individuals, groups, and selfless volunteers whose unwavering help and determination had made this tournament a remarkable achievement.