Indus Valley World School felicitated three eminent sports personalities, Mr Sambaran Banerjee, former cricketer and Administrator, Cricket Association of Bengal, Mr Dibyendu Barua, Chess Grandmaster and Mr Ujjal Roy, OC, Gariahat Police Station and Mountaineer by passion who climbed Mt. Everest along with their student achievers in sports for their excellent performances.
“We at Indus Valley World School encourage our students to equally focus on education and extracurricular activities. Our school believes that for overall development of a child, a lot many things are required beyond education. We are very happy to felicitate our students who have performed remarkably in sports. Each student has qualities. As mentors we try to create an environment that creates nurturing of their qualities. We expect more students each year to excel in these activities. We are also proud to felicitate the leading sports personalities from West Bengal, Mr Sambaran Banerjee, Mr Dibyendu Barua, and Mr Ujjal Roy who has time and again made us proud with their achievements”, said Mrs. Anita George, Principal, Indus Valley World School.
Seven achievers in sports field from Class V – XI who were felicitated during this program are:
- Ankit Hazarika (Class V) was Gold (Red/Red 1,Under 11YRS ) in 2ND Bengal Taekwondo Hanmadang-2017
- Avirup Das Neogi (Class V) stood 5th in Chess in All Bengal Rapid Chess Tournament, 2017
- Sattwik Mukherjee (Class- VII) was 35 KG Boys Kumite (Bronze) 3RD position/(Karate) in 3rd International Open Karate Championship on 29th July 2017
- Utsav Guha (Class XI) in Cricket (Best Bowler) & Man of The Tournament and was selected for under 16 Bengal Cricket Squad Cricket Junior Cup, (Under CAB Organised by Dankuni Sporting Club-2017)
- Abhiraj Tauhid (Class VI), Gold Medal winner in International Open Karate Championship
- S. Shree Ganeshan (Class V), Left arm spinner, was selected under 14 at CAB, played at the Amber Roy Cup , CAB league under 14, played for SLAB (SPORTS LOVER ASSOCIATION OF BENGAL) club at Saltlake
- Sohon Poddar, Left Striker (Football) plays at JEFA and recently played at Barcelona.