Yadavindra Public School, Mohali, today celebrated its 39th Founders Day with great splendour and enthusiasm.
The Celebrations started with the traditional Prayer song. This was followed by the School appointments presenting the Academic, Sports, Co-curricular and Community Centre reports of the school.
Speaking on the occasion, Maj. Gen T P S Waraich (Retd), Director, Yadavindra Public School, Mohali, said that the School endevours to promote values of educational excellence, expose our students on a regular basis to a wide spectrum of activities – some purely academic, some artistic and creativity oriented, some aesthetic and spiritual, some relating to sports and adventure, some regarding social interaction and democratic citizenship – to empower them to develop the capacity to cater for today’s dynamic world.
“We have also emphasized on the aspects of sensitizing our students to fit into this technologically globalised world as global citizens whose horizons extend beyond their geographical realms and to leverage the benefits of technology for the furtherment of their knowledge and lead the way in the progress of our Nation. To distinguish between right and wrong, is the hallmark of good education,” he said.
The Chief Guest on the occasion was the Patron of the School, Capt Amarinder Singh, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Punjab. A formidable statesman, he is also an acclaimed and renowned historian who has authored many well researched books on Military and Sikh history.
In his address to the gathering, Capt. Amarinder Singh said that children were the beacons of change and in a diverse country as ours it was imperative for students to have a wide ranging spectrum of academic pursuits.
Excellence in Academics Awards to students scoring above 90 per cent, All-Round Students Trophies and Sports colours were given away by the Chief Guest. Trophies were awarded to the Houses that had excelled in Academics, Sports and overall Championship.
A vibrant entertainment programme of music and dance titled ‘Melody of Dance & Music’ was presented by the students, which included an enactment of the Battle of Saragarhi, a dance medley comprising of Kathak and Bhangra, and a mime show.