Every year NPSI Mysore follows a tradition of recognizing and felicitating all students who have made a mark for themselves in academics, extracurricular activities and sports in the ceremony Accoladay. This year it was held on 26 January 2018 for classes I to V and on 9 February 2018 for classes VI to XII. Each victorious child received certificates, medals and awards that they will treasure for a lifetime.

The prizes for young learners from classes I to V were given away by the class representatives of the Primary Sections - Ms. Sajini and Ms. Pooja. Various competitions like origami, debate, music, dance, science quiz, math quiz, t- shirt painting, word pyramid, painting without brush, sand sculpture and clay modelling were held throughout the year. The students participated in large numbers and won many accolades. The winners received huge rounds of applause from the audience and walked away with their coveted prizes with joy and excitement.

Dr.Bindu Hari, CEO, NPS Group of Institutions presided as the guest of honour on 9 February. The self esteem of the students belonging to the senior secondary batch has grown by leaps and bounds in the year gone by, owing to their participation in various inter-house competitions held by literary, science, social science, dramatics, commerce, mathematics, art , cyber, music and dance associations. Many children emerged winners in sports, academics and inter house competitions. It was a proud moment for students of classes X, XI and XII as they received their certificates, medals and awards from Dr. Bindu and our Principal. Ms.Shubha Achaiah. The prizes for classes VI to IX were given away by Ms.Nandini Pai, Ms. Leena B, Ms. Sangeetha B S and Ms. Preetha Nair -co-ordinators and class representatives.

A special mention was made about the students who had won the maximum number of accolades from each class. The batch toppers, stream toppers and subject toppers of class XII were felicitated. Gaurav Achaiah of class XII, the school prefect, won the ‘Best Outgoing Student’ award. The Best House trophy was bagged by the 'Challengers'.

Dr. Bindu and Ms. Shubha who spoke on the occasion stressed on the importance of participation in activities and events, emphasizing its role in all round personality development. Dr. Bindu called upon the students to experience the 'joy of anticipation’ expressed that it was important to keep an open mind that was ever willing to learn and. Ms. Shubha inspired the students to uphold the values of humility and gratitude. She congratulated the students who were not winners, calling them the true motivators behind their peers' success.

The programme was interspersed with catchy dance numbers from students of Class III and Class VI. Accoladay 2018 was yet another day that witnessed celebration of winners and motivation amongst all to progress towards excellence with each passing year.

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