Mangaluru: Vibrant annual sports 'Ignite 2K20' held at Father Muller School and College of Nursing

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Mangaluru, Jan 22: 'Ignite 2K20', the annual sports and athletic meet of Father Muller School and College of Nursing was conducted on January 18 at Father Muller Stadium.

The inaugural programme began by invoking God’s blessings through prayer. Anup DCosta, Ekalavya Awardee and an international volleyball player was the chief guest. Fr Ajith B Menezes, administrator FMMC presided over the event. Giya Rose 2nd year BSc nursing student extended a warm welcome to the gathering and introduced the chief guest.

Sr Jacintha DSouza, principal of the College of Nursing and Jasmine Sarita Vas, principal of School of Nursing, Fr Nelson Dheeraj Pais, assistant administrator FMMCH, Preema Pinto and Sonia Dsouza Sports coordinators and Channakeshav, Physical Education instructor were present on the dais. The faculty of the college and school of nursing, guest referees and the bandmaster Vijay Olivera were present during the event.

The programme began with a march-past led by the college band followed by the athletes and all the batches of GNM and BSc Nursing students. The chief guest inaugurated the programme by hoisting the college flag and releasing balloons. The Krida Jyothi was done by the best athletes of the institution and the torch signified the spirit of true sportsmanship. The student representatives then pledged the oath which was administered by Ramya of 4th year BSc Nursing student and also secretary of the sports committee. The chief guest wished good luck to the participants and the student gathering.

Fr Ajith Menezes delivered the presidential address and declared the sports meet IGNITE 2K20 open. A total of 12 events each for men and women category were conducted and a few events were also conducted for the staff of the college and school of Nursing involving active participation and enthusiasm. The winners were honoured with first second and third prize after each event, medals and certificates were awarded.

At the valedictory programme, Fr Richard Aloysius Coelho, director FMCI and Sr Jacintha Dsouza honoured the winners of the indoor games. The best cheering group and overall Championship was bagged by ‘CALISTO’ and the runners were ‘EQUINOX’. Sr Jacintha Dsouza, principal, declared the meet closed by lowering the college flag and concluding with the National Anthem.


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