Monday, November 28, 2022

St. Xavier School, Shamator holds annual sports meet

St. Xavier School, Shamator conducted its annual games and sports meet from October 19 to 22 with Yimkhung Tribal Council president, Throngso Yimkhiung as the special guest.
Speaking at the programme, Throngso Yimkhiung, stressed on the importance of education as an “all round development”. He also acknowledged and thanked the Catholic community adding that the Catholic Institutions are responsible for bringing changes in the society through their services in educating and shaping the lives of many. He further advised the students to be an asset to the society, but not a liability in the society.
Earlier, the invocation was pronounced by Executive Secretary YBBA, Rev. Dr. Akhum. Principal of St. Xavier School, Shamator, Rev. Fr. Latsutho John Poji, welcomed the guest, dignitaries, invitees and parents. He also thanked them for the support and encouragement shown towards the institute.
On the concluding day, Chairman of Shamator Village Council, Thongsangkiu graced the occasion as the guest of honour. Thongsangkiu said that winning and losing is not only part of games but of life too. “Therefore, we must not only rejoice in victory but also accept the defeat’, he added. He also asserted that whether they win or lose, they must invariably try to excel in all that they do. He also gave away the prizes to the winners of the sports meet.
Later Samuel Pastor of Shamator Village Baptist Church said the benediction.
On the concluding day of the annual sports meet, the school organised a mini marathon race on the theme, “Living together in Peace and Harmony”. Flagged off for Xavierites and public by Deputy Commissioner, Shamator, Tsüvisie Phoji. Later benediction was said by pastor of Shamator Village Baptist Church, Samuel.

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