An eminent educationist has well said that co-curricular activities play a crucial
role in all round development of a child. Keeping this holistic approach in mind, St.
Michael’s High School organized Master Akshay Memorial Inter – School
swimming competition on 30 th August to commemorate and pay tribute to our
beloved swimming Legend – Master Akshay Kumar, who believed that “THERE IS
NO FRUIT WITHOUT LABOUR”.
Students from 17 schools (D.A.V Public School, B.D. Public School , Army Public
School, Christ church school, Don Bosco Academy, St. Michael’s High School ,St.
Domnics, Radiant International School, St. Joseph Jethulia, Mount Carmel,
International School CBSE & International School ICSE, Loyola High School, The
Tribhuvan School, Notre Dame Academy, St. Xavier’s High School & Litera Valley
School came together to take part in the competition, displaying their prowess in
varied styles such as Free Style, Back Stroke, Under Water and Relay. The
competition was held across four groups, namely – C5-6, C7-8, C9-10, and C11-
12 for both boys and girls.
The competition was held in four categories i.e., Sub -Juniors, juniors, Inters and
seniors. There were about four to five events in each category and there were a
total of thirty two events.
The Principal of St. Michael’s High School gave a heart-warming welcome to the
Chief Guest – Fr. Kalayan Minz, Former Jesuit Provincial of Madhya Pradesh, the
judges, guest teachers, parents, and the participants of different schools.
He also encouraged the participants to give their best and averred that “These
competitions are not always about winning but participating and keeping up the
spirit of Swimming”.
After the coruscating performances, the prizes were distributed by our Chief
Guest. The participants were congratulated for their marvellous performance and
their spirit of participation. The vote of thanks was delivered by the School
Captain, St. Michael’s High School.
The winners of Master Akshay Memorial Inter-School Swimming Competition
were as follows :
Overall champions : Boys – St.Domonic Savio’s High School – 50 pts.
Overall champions : Girls – St. Michael’s High School – 48 pts.
Sub-Juniors Boys .. Kshitij Kumar – St. Xavier’s High School
Sub-Juniors Girls .. Shayala Patel – St. Michael’s High School
Junior Boys .. Sonu Kumar – St.Domonic Savio’s High School
Junior Girls .. Avani Garg – Don Bosco High School
Inter Boys .. Utkarsh Mathur – St. Xavier’s High School
Inter Girls .. Gauri Mishra – Mount Carmel High School
Senior Boys .. Harsh Raj – B.D Public School
Utakrsh Rahj – Litera Valley
Senior Girls .. Aishwariya Jha – St.Domonic Savio’s High School