Velammal Main School, Mogappair campus hosted a grand felicitation ceremony on 8th September, 2018.
It was a moment of pride to felicitate “The young Silver Medalists’ of 18th Asian Games, August 27th, 2018 held at Jakarta.
Students of Velammal Main School welcomed the guests of honour with great zeal and enthusiasm. The remarkable athletes Mr.Arokia Rajiv, the Silver Medalist in 4×400 m relay and 21 year old Mr.Dharun Ayyasamy who clinched silver in Men’s 400 m hurdles in national record time. Mr.Govindan Lakshmanan, the excellent long distance runner who gave a medal-winning performance in Men’s 10,000 m in Asian Games, 2018 also graced the occasion.
Mr.Arokia Rajiv and Mr.Dharun Ayyasamy gave an inspiring and thought provoking speech and the students were greatly elated. Mr.Arokia Rajiv and Mr.Dharun Ayyasamy, the Silver Medalists of Asian Games besides Mr.Govindan Lakshmanan, the athletes were felicitated and honoured with a Cash Award of Rs 2 Lakhs each.
Some of the sports giants who have visited Velammal are Shri Sachin Tendulkar, Shri Muthaiah Muralidharan, Shri Kapil Dev etc.,
The institution again takes the initiative in felicitating and honoring the young talents in various disciplines of sports thereby kindling their thirst to bring in all-round accomplishment and bringing the pride and glory to our nation.