March 25, 2011
School & College of Nursing, Kochi
The Annual Sports Meet of the Amrita School and College of Nursing, got underway during March 8 – 9, 2011 at the Health Sciences campus.
Spectra 11 – The Vibrant Energy on Tracks organized by the Student Nurses Association was inaugurated when Prof. K.T. Moly, Principal, Amrita College of Nursing lit the ceremonial lamp.
Previous year’s sports champions carried the torch to the sports fest ground led by a cycle rally. The torch set ablaze a huge conflagration at the venue, while the oath was administered to participants by 2010 individual sports champion, Mansoor Ali.
Chief guest, Mr. Raju Paul, winner of the best physical education teacher at the national and state levels stood in salute as student nurses marched past.
“I am so delighted to see the efforts of the nursing students,” he said. “Despite their time constraints, they are participating in this event in such big numbers.”
Following the march-past, first-year students of B.Sc. (Nursing) came forth with a colourful saree display; also on display were various cartoon characters.
As multicoloured balloons soared high to the ultimate reaches of the blue sky, they seemed to remind participants that there was no limit to the glories they could aim for.
Cricket, volleyball and football tournaments followed. Athletic field events included relay, 100 m dash, shot-put, long jump, javelin throw for both boys and girls.
“Spectra ’11 was the most awaited event of the year,” gushed Clare Maria, final-year student of B.Sc. (Nursing). “The competitions were extremely thrilling.”
The overall championship was won by final-year students of B.Sc. (Nursing). Mansoor Ali from this batch was honoured yet again as the individual champion among the boys, while Ashna Joy, first-year student emerged as champion among the girls.
The closing ceremony was followed by the prize distribution.