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DPS Dimapur annual athletic meet concludes

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By EMN Updated: Feb 17, 2024 5:43 pm
Delhi Public School Dimapur
Athletes competing in a race during the annual athletic meet of Delhi Public School, Dimapur.

DIMAPUR — The annual athletic meet of Delhi Public School, Dimapur, was held from February 13 to the 17th at the school ground. Over 500 students showcased their enthusiasm in a variety of athletic events, shattering previous records and embodying exceptional sportsmanship, zeal and dedication, an update stated.

Commissioner of Police, Dimapur, Kevithuto Sophie, the chief guest of the closing ceremony, in his address, urged the students to serve as exemplary role models for other schools and cautioned against the perils of contemporary vices, with particular emphasis on the menace of drug and substance abuse.

He also underscored the significance of cultural preservation, stating that “culture is your identity. Preserve your culture.”

Anurodh Chitra, principal of DPS Dimapur and Dr. Aotoshi, pro vice chairman of the school, in their speeches, congratulated the students and encouraged them to utilise every given opportunity as a preparation for future success.

Athletes from across six categories were honoured as the best athletes of the year – Likupu Sumi (sub-junior girls), Canna  Awomi (sub- junior boys), Samjana Thapa (junior girls), Tongtiser Longkumer (junior boys), Ronem Jamir (senior girls) and Armen Longkumer (senior boys).

The best march title was awarded to the Zungki House contingent.

“Throughout the academic year, the four houses of the school tirelessly engaged in academic, cultural and sports competitions, fostering participation, leadership, and sportsmanship among students and for the second consecutive year, Tizu House clinched the coveted title of overall champions for the academic year 2023-2024, marking a testament to their consistent dedication and competitive spirit,” the update stated.

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By EMN Updated: Feb 17, 2024 5:43:18 pm
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