Talent Search 2016 ends, Don Bosco lifts champions’ title

ITANAGAR:  While stressing the need to include co-curricular and extracurricular activities in school education, Home Minister Kumar Waii called upon the heads of all educational institutions to give primary importance to acquisition of knowledge and moral values in education.

The Minister however lamented that most students are after degrees and not knowledge, which is a negative trend in today’s education system.

Speaking as chief guest at the valedictory function of the three days literary, cultural and sporting extravaganza ‘Talent Search 2016’ of private-run schools, organized by All Arunachal Private Schools’ Association in collaboration with Sahodaya, Itanagar, on Saturday evening, he appreciated the efforts of AAPSA and Sahodaya for taking up such a noble event and exhorted the students to reciprocate such initiatives through self-discipline and hard work.

The organizers said, former Chief Minister Gegong Apang, while addressing the participants on the first day of the event (dance competition) spoke of the need to have good leaders and added, “A State cannot progress in the absence of good and visionary leaders and the need of the hour is good leaders”. He appreciated the efforts of the principal and all at Donyi Polo Vidya Bhawan for hosting the ‘Talent Search’ consecutively for the second time.

At the valedictory session, AAPSA treasurer S K Gupta, who is also the principal of Bunny’s Fantasy School, underscored the fact that participation in Talent Search is increasing year by year and the participants are better prepared. Levi E Katy, principal of the host school, proposed the vote of thanks.

The three-day-long Talent Search competition came to a close with the distribution of prizes, medals and certificates to the winners. In group-I, St Francis Di Assisi, Damsite emerged as winners and B K Mission, Midpu got the runner-up trophy. In group-II, Don Bosco School, Itanagar and Good Shepherd Public School claimed the winners and runner-up trophies respectively, while in group-III, Don Bosco School, Itanagar and DPVB emerged first and second respectively.

The highly charged moment of the valedictory function was the declaration of the champions of Talent Search 2016 in which Don Bosco School, Itanagar, with its history of being the champions whenever they participated in it, retained the title and Good Shephered Public School claimed the runner-up trophy.

The ceremonial closing of Talent Search 2016 took place in an atmosphere of quiet solemnity in which the AAPSA flag was lowered and handed over to the president AAPSA for safe-keeping till Talent Search 2017.Source: http://echoofarunachal.in/

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