Exhorting students to focus on touching greater heights in life, Lt Gen BS Sachar, Chief of Staff, Army Training Command (ARTRAC), Shimla, appealed them to follow the path shown by great personalities.
Presiding over the annual day function of Pinegrove School at Subathu, he appreciated the untiring efforts put in by the management to raise the standard of the school to this level. He also stressed on the importance of teachers and parents working hand-in-hand for the development of the children's personality.
Earlier, the chief guest took the salute of a march past by school students and NCC contingents.
The function started with prayers followed by activities like gymnastics, chair-work, horse-work, field dance and a cultural programme.
The main attraction of the cultural programme was an English play 'God Sees the Truth…but Waits', while the most riveting performance was 'Kathak Balle' and 'Sita Haran' presented by 26 boys and girls.
Later, the chief guest gave away prizes to students.
Sonali Anil Verma, Sanmeet Kaur, and Shubhanker Joshi were awarded gold medals, while Arjun Kedia and Dhruv Aggarwal got silver medals and Nikhil Kansal and Jatin Kumar Passi were honoured with bronze medals for their exemplary performance in Class 12 in the CBSE board exams this year.
As many as 18 students from Class 10 were awarded medals for proficiency in academics and their stupendous performance in the CBSE board exams held in March 2014.
Eight students - Aleen Kaur, Ravi Risham Kaur Lehal, Chahat Gupta, Shivam Aggarwal, Anusha Sood, Yagya Joshi, Ritu and Deepanshu Singla - were awarded diamond stars for their impeccable behaviour.
Oak House lifted the trophy for proficiency in academics, while Deodar House became the 'Cock House' for the year 2014.