Annual Sports Festival - 2017
The twenty eighth (28th) annual sports day was celebrated by Devi Academy Senior Secondary School, Valasaravakkam 16th October 2017 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai. The day started with the invocation song sung by the school choir, followed by the welcome address by Ms. P.J Divya Devi, Permanent Trustee. Mrs. K. C. Umamaheswari, Principal introduced the Chief guest of the day Mrs. D. Shanmugapriya, DCP, Traffic North District, Greater Chennai. The chief guest hoisted the national flag and Ms. R. Jeyalekshmy, Correspondent hoisted the school flag and took the salute of the March-past by the four houses of the school.
Ms. R. Lalitha, Member of the Management graced the occasion. The chief guest declared the sports meet open and address the gathering. The track and field events were conducted, and prizes were distributed to the winners. The closing ceremony commenced with an invocation by the school choir. Mrs. Rama Vasudevan, Member of School Managing Committee introduced the chief guest of the evening, Mr. K.V.K. Sriram, Senior Commandant, CISF, High Court Contingent and welcomed the gathering. Mr. Prabhu, the Physical Education Teacher presented the annual report.
The theme of the day was ‘Tourism’ as 2017 is a International Year of Tourism. Yoga demonstration was displayed by the students of Std. IX & X to represent India, Asia. Students of III to V demonstrated the various games of the continents. To depict the famous games in various continents, children possessed the props accordingly, Britain (Cricket), Australia (Tennis), Jamaica (Basket ball), India (Hockey), USA (Frisbee), followed by Maverick exercises and colourful Kolattam of Tamil Nadu, was performed by the students.
The vote of thanks was presented by Ms. S. Anuradha, Co-ordinator of XI & XII. The celebration came to an end with the National Anthem.