JAMMU, Oct 16: Doon International School, Jammu organized an Inter School Poem Recitation Competition under the aegis of Sahodaya School Complex here. The topic for the Sub Junior level was ‘Mere Sapne Mere Apne’ where as at the Junior level the participants recited poems on the topic ‘My Freedom-Real or Virtual’. 29 reputed Sahodaya schools of Jammu region participated with great zeal and enthusiasm.
Sanjeev Verma, Divisional Commissioner Jammu was the chief guest on the occasion, while Nirmal Mahana, President JSSC and Principal DPS Rajbagh Kathua and SK Singh, an eminent educationist and CBSE resource person were the special guests.
The competition was judged by eminent Hindi writer MK Santoshi and Dr Shivani Suri, Assistant Professor GCW Parade.
It was a free flowing recitation format which initiated the celebration of ideas, encouraged growth of creativity and self expression apart from oratory skills.
In the sub-junior category, Sehaj Seerat Kour of Jodhamal Public School bagged the 1st prize followed by Navya Arora of Doon International School who bagged the 2nd prize. Agriya Sharma of Presentation Convent School won the 3rd prize. The consolation prize was shared by Prikshit Charak of Doon International School,Heer Kaul of APS Akhnoor and Krishna Kapoor of G.D. Goenka School.
In the junior category Hargun Anand of Jammu Sanskriti School,Jammu bagged the 1st prize followed by Vinayak Vaid of Doon International School who bagged the 2nd prize. The 3rd prize was won by Aditya of Jammu Sanskriti Kathua.The consolation prize was shared by Shreya of DPS Kathua,Pranya of Jodhamal Public School and Kyra of Presentation Convent School.
The programme was compared by Ms Rachana Khanna (Chief Coordinator) and Neharika Sharma.
The vote of thanks was presented by Dr Vikesh Kaur, Principal, Doon International School Jammu.
Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest lauded the efforts of the students for their brilliant show.