Vikhe Patil Memorial School celebrated the Founder’s Day on Monday 07th August 2017.
The day began with the welcoming of the Chief Guest, our Chairman Dr Ashok Vikhe Patil by our Principal Ms. Vinutha Ronurkar. Our other guest of the day Ms Nandini – Director of School Programme and Joint Secretary of Dr Vikhe Patil Foundation was welcomed by our Vice Principal Ms. Manisha Navayath.
Dr Ashok Vikhe Patil lighted the lamp to usher in auspiciousness, abundance and prosperity. The programme began with the speech by Rishit Kesharwani highlighting the work and achievements of our founder Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil. This was followed by a classical dance and song by the choir of the school. Avishi Razdaan recited a poem written by Dyuti Anand of Class X. A power-point presentation was showcased on our founder Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil, delving on his social contribution to the field of education. Our Principal also spoke a few words highlighting the importance of the day. Our chairman Dr Ashok Vikhe Patil inspired us with his words of wisdom. The guests were then escorted for the planting of the sapling in memory of our founder.
Fancy Dress competition was organized for the students of Classes 1-III. The topic of the competition was ‘Eminent Personalities’. Students enthusiastically participated in the competition. Best out of waste competition was arranged for the students of IV – V. Students showed immense talent and came up with amazing creativity.
An Inter-house Quiz competition was planned for the students of Classes VI-X day. The Quiz began with the rules of the inter-house quiz competition. The participants skillfully answered the questions. The questions put forth to the teams were intriguing and exciting. The audience also got a chance to participate every time the teams answered incorrectly.
Participants enthusiastically took part in exciting rounds based on History, Geography, Science, Sports and on Vikhe Patil Foundation .This was followed by the Audio and Video and Rapid Fire round. The final and most awaited moment arrived with the announcement of the winners of the competitions. Everyone held their breath while the winners were announced. Coral House won the quiz followed by Ruby House. It was truly an enriching experience for the students!!