Excelsior Sports Correspondent
kathua, Dec 30: The Pathways International School, Kathua organized ‘The Pathways Olympics 2K16-17, the Second Annual Sports Meet of the School for the pre-primary and primary wing of the School, here today. Kavinder Gupta, Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly was the chief guest on the occasion. while Amarjeet Singh, RTO Kathua, Ajay Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Police,Kathua,Trilok Singh Bist, Principal Jodhamal Public School, Jammu and Nirmal Mahna, Principal, DPS, Kathua were the guests of honour during the two events of the Pathways Olympics.
Dr Divij Suri, Chairman, The Pathways International School, Kunal Anand, Principal, The Pathways International School, Kathua, Dr SP Suri, former Head & Dean, Deptt. of Education, University of Jammu, Dr. Pallvi Arora, Assistant Professor, ICccR & HRM, University of Jammu, KCS Mehta Principal Army Public School Akhnoor and Vivek Arora Principal Bhargav Public School were also present to grace the occasion.
The function started with the releasing of balloons by the chief guest and other dignitaries, who declared the ‘Pathways Olympics 2K16-17’ open followed by unfurling of the School Flag by the School Head Boy, Robin Singh and Head Girl, Deepakshi Sharma.
The students of the School presented a March past where all the four house captains of Pathways Daredevils, Pathways Challengers, Pathways Titans and Pathways Warriors demonstrated their strength and vigour through their march.
Pertinent to mention that the Pathways Olympics 2K16-17 was a 10-day long event wherein several pre-events and competitions took place and students from the School participated.
‘The Pathways Olympics 2K16-17’ included Skating Act, Aerobics, Karate Act and dance performances by the students of the primary wing, which were highly appreciated by the audience.
The students of Pre-Primary wing participated in events like Pack your Bags, Ball in Basket, Frog Race, Hula hoops activity, to mention a few while the students of the Primary Wing participated in Long Jump, High Jump, 100 meters and 400 meters relay races. The winners of the events were awarded with medals by the chief guest.
The parents also participated in several events like 100 meters race, Tug of War, etc., later in the Programme, the medals for which were also awarded to the winners by the chief guest.
While addressing the gathering, Kavinder Gupta, Speaker State Legislative Assembly, Chief Guest during the occasion said that he was delighted to find a truly International School of such a stature in Kathua which was a long pending demand of the people of Kathua, who otherwise had to send their wards to the nearby towns for better education. He highly appreciated the Management of the School for bringing a new era in the field of education.
Guests of honour also spoke on the occasion, while Kunal Anand, Principal, The Pathways International School, Kathua presented the School Annual Report and highlighted its achievements.
Dr. Divij Suri, Chairman, The Pathways International School also spoke on the occasion, while Rishu Sharma, HeadMistress presented the vote of thanks.
Monika Verma, Komal and Indumeet were the commentators, while Shivali Jasrotia and Chakarboti were the Coordinators and Shama Rani as Administrator.
Excelsior Sports Correspondent