October 31, 2015
The Camford International School celebrated its sixth Founder’s Day DYNAMIX 2015. The Chief Guest for the evening was Padma Bhushan Dr. A. Sivanthu Pillai, Distinguished Professor, ISRO, Bangalore.
Poongothai Arul Ramesh, Correspondent, The Camford International School welcomed the chief guest with a bouquet. Chairman, N. Arul Ramesh felicitated the chief guest. S.G. Kavita, Principal of the school, read out the annual report of The Camford International School. This was followed by the special address by the Chief Guest.
In his special address to those gathered there Dr Pillai emphasised the importance of being an all rounder in order to be a leader. “India will soon become a super power nation and we will rule the world. Our strength is our 600 million youth population.” Dr Pillai said.
In his address he also stressed the importance of bringing a change in the current education system. “The focus must be on creativity and intelligence. The education system must inculcate APJs values of education.” Dr Pillai said. He asked the school management and parents to encourage children to make reading a daily habit in order to open the door of innovation and thinking. He also shared his personal experience and anecdotes on how books continue to inspire him to achieve great things in life.
The chief guest also presented awards to the students who performed well in academics and sports in the last academic year.
This was followed by a cultural performance. The programme was an artistic bonanza and all students from the youngest class to the oldest Grade 12 participated in it.
The theme for the evening was books that are indispensible need in today’s world. The students took the audience on a musical journey on the world of books. They performed dances highlighting the various themes like the importance of friends and the beauty of mother’s love. A short dance drama was enacted by students and the musical performance was dedicated to the coal mine workers.
The importance of wearing a helmet was brought out through a remarkable performance by the students. Five elements of life; fire, water, earth, air and ether were beautifully brought to life through a dance performance. However, it was the tribute paid to the late Dr A P J Abdul Kalam that was the highlight of the evening. The audience were taken through the journey of the ‘Missile Man’ through a presentation.
The entertaining and informative celebrations ended with the school choir singing Vanda Mataram