Mangaluru: The St. Aloysius Industrial Training Institute conducted its annual sports meet on the 11th of January 2020 at Gonzaga Grounds. The Chief Guest at the inaugural programme was Rev.Fr.Andrew D Costa, Director St. Joseph ITI, Jeppu, Mangalore. The programme was presided over by Rev Fr Dionysius Vaz SJ-Rector, St. Aloysius Institutions.
The event commenced by escorting the dignitaries to the ground. Students displayed a splendid March past and gave a guard of honor to the dignitaries. The chief guest hoisted the college flag.
The formal inaugural programme began with a prayer conducted by the students. Rev Fr Cyril D Mello SJ-Director of the institution welcomed the gathering. Students took oath to partake in the Event adhering to the rules and regulations exhibiting true sportsmanship. The students torched the light as a mark of sports day and true sportsmanship. MRAC 2ND Year students were honored by the chief guest for the best march past. The sports meet was inaugurated by releasing balloons in the air.
Inaugurating the Sports Meet the chief guest said “As a sportsman, he can learn to be well disciplined. He can learn all the qualities needed in his achievement. In sports participation is a must, everyone has to participate. Sportsmanship brings unity and it helps to build the nation. He appreciated the students and wished them for the sports meet.”
In his presidential address Rev Fr Dionysius Vaz SJ said “AS per the saying of great Boxer Mohammad Ali-Champions are not made in Gyms, Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill. He wished all participants of all the events.”
The 4*100 Mts relay event was show stealer. MRAC students won the first place. COE trade Students won the second place. ELECTRICIAN 1st Students won the third place.
Winners of all the events were honored by medals and certificates during the concluding program. The sports meet concluded with the National Anthem.
Other dignitaries on the Dais were Mr. Noel Lobo -Training Officer, Mr.Reeyon Prithvil D’Souza-Sports secretary. Mr. Roshan D’Souza- Principal proposed the vote of thanks.
Mr. Robin Vas, Junior Training Officer was the compere for the event.
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