Sports 2005-06


“A sound mind in a sound body” – Hence in our school, we give prime importance to the physical development of the students as it always leads to the strengthening of mind. Our spacious school play ground is fully used by for developing skills in various games and athletic events. As usual we divided the school in to four houses, Blue, Green, Yellow and Red and we conducted semi finals, and finals last year and also this academic year. In July 2004, we conducted sports day and Thiru. B.V. Selvaraj, I.A.S., Education Secretary presided over the function and handed over the prizes. For the year 2005 the prizes distributed by the Chief Guest Dr. T.G. Palanivelu, Principal, Pondicherry Engineering College.

In the zone I athletics meet conducted by the Education Department, our budding sportsmen performed extremely well and brought glory to our school. Our boys bagged 204 points and placed first in Zonal level. Junior championship was shared by two of our school boys with 13 points each. Master P. Prasanna of IX – C and Master M. Raviganesh of X-D got the above distinction.

Master B. Sreenath of XII-B got the senior chamionship title in Zone I athletic meet. Petit Seminaire Higher Secondary School is the only school in the entire Pondicherry state to secure the best school award in sports consecutively for 26 years (i.e) from 1979 till up to 2005 without any break.

The 42nd National Roller Skating Chamionship was held at Faridabad. More than 1100 participants from all over India took part. Master S. Pradeep Kumar of VI – D won sliver medal and he is adjudged as the first skater from Pondicherry to won a medal in the National Skating Championship.

Karate Federation of India which is affiliated to World Karate Confederation conducted Karate Championship from July 22nd to 25th at Ambala in Hariyana. Master R. Ananda Balaji XI – A2 won the Gold medal in under 16 category and Master N. Ezhilan of IX – C bagged gold medal in under 14 category.

We were able conduct 7th Archbishop’s rolling trophy in August 2004 in the newly constructed auditorium.

Pondicherry Police Department conducted 32nd Children Traffic Corps (CTC) for the year 2004-05. 88 students from various schools participated in the training and out of 6 prizes our boys bagged 3 prizes. Master Maria Gilbert Mangella of IX – C got the first prize, Master N. Arul of IX – F secured the fourth place, Master R. Sreevarthan of IX – A got the fifth prize and all were honoured by Lt. Governor of Pondicherry on the Republic Day.

The Pondicherry State Chess Association conducted state level chess competition and Master M. Kadirvelu of V – G won the first prize in under 9 years category and he also represented in the National Chess competition held at Ahmadabad.

The Pondicherry State Chess Association conducted state level chess competition for under 17 category on 29th August 2004 and Master V. Harish Kumar of VII – D bagged third place and Master P. Avinash bagged third place and both were selected to participate in the National Chess tournament held at Jharkand.

St.Patrick Matriculation Higher Secondary School conducted its Second State Level ranking Table Tennis Tournament in July 2004 and we bagged all the 8 prizes in the boys level.

IFET college of engineering conducted its second IFET Trophy 2004 interschool basket ball tournament and our boys secured the second place.

The fifth Junior National Indoor Cricket Championship was conducted at NASIK. Three of our students Master. R. Ragunath of XII-B, Master. B. Sasidharan of XII-B1 and Master. T. Vimalraj of XII – C received gold medal.

In the Second All India Yoga Festival conducted at Kanchipuram, Master. R. Balakrishnan of VIII-B won fourth place in All India level.