Beltangady, Aug 28: A cluster level Kabaddi tournament for Higher Primary School was organised by Holy Redeemer School in collaboration with School Education and Literacy Department, Karanataka Government and Block Education Office, Beltangady on Monday, August 28.
The inaugural ceremony took place in the school arena.
Fr Roshan D'Cunha, director of YCS and YSM of Manglore Diocese, was the chief guest. Correspondent Fr Walter D'Mello was the president. Varija, cluster resource person of Beltangady, Ramesh Pailar, cluster resource person of Bangady, Fr Clifford Pinto, school headmaster, Panchasharappa, nodal officer, Beltangady, Renny Vas, headmistress of Church Aided School, Walter Monis, vice president of Parish Pastoral Council and Supriya D'Souza, vice president of PTA were present.
In all, nine boys' teams and seven girls' teams from nine different schools of the cluster took part in the tournament. Boys' and girls' home teams emerged champions and qualified for taluk level tournament. Players of Holy Redeemer school, secured individual awards, honouring Manvith and Manvi as All-rounders, and Alin Azi and Bhuvi Shetty as Best Catchers. Sponsors for the event were honoured with a token of gratitude.
Ronald Lobo of Lobo industries, Beltangady was the sponsor for the trophies. Event was well co-ordinated by Physical Education Teacher Sharath Pinto and elegantly organised by all school staff.
Teachers, Pallavi welcomed the gathering, Sharath Pinto proposed a vote of thanks and Elvita Pais hosted the programme.