Yashaswi is the essence of victory; the amalgamation of virtue, hardwork, dedication and perseverance that cumulatively leads to well defined success. The highfliers of GIIS Chinchwad were applauded in a befitting ceremony on July 8, 2017 in a gathering that paves way for cherished moments. “Yashaswi” is the annual felicitation event of Global Indian International School, Chinchwad that honors the meritorious student achievers who have set academic benchmarks of excellence in the Class XII & X CBSE Board Examinations 2017. Laced beautifully with music and dance the event was witnessed by students, parents, teachers and staff of the school.
The Chief Guest for the day was Mr Gaurav Natekar, a seven-time Indian National Tennis Champion. He was awarded the Arjuna Award in 1996 for Tennis and has represented the country in Davis Cup. Currently he is the CEO of Mahesh Bhupati Tennis Academy. The Guest of Honor was Mrs Geetha Mohan, a trainer and consultant with a rich experience of interacting with students and motivating them.
Singing the virtues of “Yashaswi”, the choir presented a melodious harmony of lyrics and music. Setting the tone for this grand event, the school choir was followed by the “Dance of victory”, where the well choreographed movements celebrated the spirit of success and victory.
The year 2017 has been an important chapter in the school’s history owing to the first class XII batch that achieved an outstanding result. The school toppers along with the subject toppers were honored for their remarkable achievements. The perfect CGPA 10 achievers of Grade X were also applauded and encouraged for a fantastic class XII result. The student achievers shared their experiences and thanked their alma mater for the support.
Chief Guest on the occasion shared with the students the mantra of “Take up one sport as it teaches you a lot of skills and adds the much needed traits of hardwork, perseverance, teamwork and dedication.” He also urged the parents to encourage their children for sports along with focusing on good grades.
Dr Amrita Vohra in her address reflected back on the fond memories of the journey with the students at GIIS. She further shared a statistical display of the results and urged the students to continue with the responsibility of seeking education that will help them to lead a purposeful life