ANNUAL ATHLETIC MEET 2019-20
“Winners never quit and
quitters never win.” – Vince Lombardi
The Air Force school
(TAFS) organized the much-awaited Annual Athletic Meet, which was held on
November 29- 30, 2019, with great zeal, excitement and gusto. The meet began
with Ms. Amita Gupta, Principal, welcoming the Chief Guest for the day, Wing
Commander Pushpa Thakur, who is also the Executive Director of TAFS. This was
followed by the Oath taking ceremony, wherein the House Captains of Subroto
House, Arjan House, Katre House, Latif House and Pratap House took the oath to respect
and follow the rules and regulations which govern them and with the desire to participate
in the true spirit of sportsmanship for the honour of their school and for the
glory of the sport.
Commander Pushpa Thakur, addressed the students and asked them the one thing
which ‘sport’ teaches us. This created a
lot of excitement among the students and they were invited to share their
responses. She motivated the students with her inspiring words and urged them
to focus on their aim, in order to, achieve it. She also insisted that we all
should be grateful for what we have and appreciate all that life has to offer
us, by accepting it and not giving up under any circumstances. With these
inspiring words Wing Commander Pushpa Thakur, declared the Sports Meet open.
The students entered
into the spirit of the occasion in a grand way and participated with vigour in
various sporting events. Once the races began, the air was filled with cheering
and tons of encouragement for the young athletes.
Students of classes VI
to XI, divided in Sub- Junior, Junior and Senior categories, competed in various
events like, 100m, 200m, 400m, Long Jump, Shotput, etc., which was an
exhilarating experience for all gathered. Getting into the mood of the occasion,
the teachers from senior school, junior school and the Admin dept.,
participated in the races.
At the end of the two
days meet, Pratap House stood at the top, followed by Subroto House, Katre
House, Arjan House and Latif House respectively.