The CBSE South Zone Handball Tournament 2008-09 was hosted by Vel’s Vidyashram, Pallavaram in their school premises recently. Mrs. Jailaxmi Rammoorthy,Principal, Vel’s Vidyashram, gave the welcome address. A special mention was made by her in her speech about the “International School Award” granted by the British Council, U.K, the Global School Partnership Project. Mr. Nagaraju, Joint Secretary and Regional Officer, CBSE Regional Office, Chennai, inaugurated the tournament.
Thirty one schools registered and 635 students participated under four categories — Under-14 Boys, Under-14 Girls, Under-19 Boys, Under-19 Girls.
Prof. N. Anand, Vice Chancellor, Vel’s Unviersity was the chief guest at the valedictory function.
The results of the tournament:
Under-14 Girls — Gnanadeepa Public School, Karnataka
Under-19 Girls — Bal Bharathi Public School, Visakapatinam
Under 14 Boys — Navy Children School, Vizag, A.P
Under 19 Boys — Little Rock Indian School, Karnataka