SHILLONG, May 18: The Odisha chapter of “RACE” (Research Of Adult And Children Education) organised it’s 12th National level competition 2014 at Shillong in collaboration with Army Public School (APS) Happy Valley 58 GTC. This literary and cultural event has been organised in Meghalaya for the first time. The event was held on May 16 – 17 at APS 58 GTC Happy Valley.
Principal of APS 58 GTC, Namita Goswami Thakur, informed that besides the students of APS Happy Valley 58 GTC, KV Happy Valley and St Mary’s High School, Shillong, a total of 40 selected students from various schools of Orissa, Chhattisgarh And Madhya Pradesh also participated in the various literary and cultural competitions including Debates, Essay Writing, Quiz, Solo Song, Solo Dance, Painting, among others.
The students of local schools also organised a variety show depicting the culture of North East with the title “Rhythms of North East”, which was received by the audience with a great applause.
The students of Martin Luther Christian University Shillong were also part of the cultural programme.
Chairman “RACE” and Principal DPS Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, Priyadarshi Nayak, was highly appreciative of the talents of the children of APS Happy Valley and the other participating schools. He also appreciated the rich culture of Meghalaya.
Commandant 58 GTC and Chairman APS Happy Valley, Brigadier Manohar Thomas, complimented the Principal and staff for having organised this first ever mega event in Shillong successfully. He later awarded the prizes for the various competitions to the participating students .