BYC, a theme based inter – school competition with its first segment the “YOUNG FORUM” a subject based competition was conducted on August 2nd 2018 at St. Britto’s Academy premises. The Competitions mainly unleashed the talents of students in and around Chennai, with a platform of making the neighbouring schools realize the importance of taking such initiative of having many students all under “ONE ROOF”. The Competition also inculcated a sense of togetherness, compatibility among fellow students, with good learning experience.
Around 21 schools stepped in for YOUNG FORUM. The Day began with an inaugural ceremony at the SMR HALL comprising of a Prayer Song, Invocation Dance and the traditional segment – lighting the lamp, The Day’s chief guest was Mr. Arun Krishnamurthy, an Environmental Activist who related to the students with his eloquent speech , which highlighted and emphasized the importance of making use of the given opportunity for positive learning, that will lead to realization of goals which in turn will fare way for trying to achieve. He also reiterated the concept of “GREENING THE BLUE”, which is of Prime importance in the current Scenario, relating to the conservation of our environment through sustainable development.
The competitions were conducted for KG – STD. XII level namely Story Telling, Poetry Fest, Word Hunt, Acrostic Poem, Sonnet Writing, I – Connect and Spin the Yarn. In connection with the present scenario of awareness towards environment burning plastic, bio – energy, topics were presented as Video Documentaries and Power point presentations.
All the events were meticulously planned and executed by the staff. The Students participated with great zeal and enthusiasm. The Valedictory Ceremony for the winners was scheduled at 2.30 p.m. The Chief Guest for the Valedictory Mr. Bhoopathy – Film Director and former Vice – President of Puthiya Thalaimurai while presenting the awards, appreciated the participants for their effort and asked them to strive for the best in future.
The Winner of Young Forum 2018 was