Friday, January 7, 2011


Fr. James Nigrel sdb
NAGPUR, JANUARY 7, 2011: The ground of St. Joseph Vidyalaya, Jaitala, Nagpur was bubbling with joy and competitive spirit as there was Mini Olympics organized by St. Joseph Vidyalaya under the banner of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Samuha Sadan Kendra – Janata High School on January 5 and 6 2011. The Sports were organized for Nagpur West-Zone. Twelve schools participated in this Sports Meet. There were both Team events and Individual events (track and field), which brought six hundred athletes from together.
The event was inaugurated by the Rector, Rev. Fr. Dominic Lisboa sdb in the presence of Fr. James Nigrel - Head Master of St. Joseph Vidyalaya and Mr. M. B. Khuspare - Head Master of Janata Vidyalaya, Vardha Road, Nagpur.
St. Joseph Vidyalaya triumphed in the Sports Meet. They bagged twelve Gold Medals and six Silver Medals out of sixteen each in track and field events. They are also the winners of two team events and runners-up of three team events. The winners of these events will proceed to the Nagpur Divisional level
The prize distribution was held in the presence of Mrs. Chitra Shinde, the co-ordinator of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan along with the Head Masters of various Schools. Fr. Dominic Lisboa, the chief guest stressed on the importance of making a right decision in choosing a career even in the sports arena. He said that there is a sport potential in each individual child that needs to be nurtured.

The Head Masters and Sport teachers of various schools were very appreciative of the preparation and hard work put in by the Staff and Students of the school to make the event very colorful and successful. They were taken up by the discipline and organizational ability of a Catholic Marathi Medium school.

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