Sacred Heart College celebrated its 72nd Sports Day on the 27th of August, 2022, in the college grounds at 8.30 a.m. The chief Guest was Dr. K. S. Balla Krisshnan, B.V.Sc, Superintendent of Police, Tirupattur District. The Guest of Honour was Dr. R. Vijayaraghavan, the Registrar in charge of Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore.
The sports day celebrations commenced with a prayer song sung by the college choir. Rev. Dr. D. Maria Antony Raj, the Principal, welcomed the chief guest, the guest of honour, the teaching fraternity, the supporting staff and the students. The principal introduced the chief guest, the guest of honour and honoured them with mementos.
It was followed by contingent march fast and oath taking. The athletes of Sacred Heart College lit the Olympic torch and they sweared to abide by the rules in the true spirit of sportsmanship.
Sports events were conducted for both men and women students. For the faculty, games such as Tug of War, Relay and Bombing the city were conducted.
Prizes and medals were awarded to the winners. The Department of Economics, Shift I and Department of History, Shift II, won the over all championship. The Department of Commerce, Shift I and Department of BCA, Shift II, claimed the Runners-up.
Dr. K. S. Balla Krisshnan, the Chief Guest, congratulated the winners of various sports events. He urged the students to be positive and participate in all sports activities. He said that 13 to 21 is the best age to achieve things and become great in life. The students should become respectable and learn to respect others. He advised the students to stay away from drugs. He urged the students to take an oath against drug addiction.
The Guest of Honour, Dr. R Vijayaragavan said that, students should take part in sports to stay healthy and fit. Students are becoming more involved in online games than outdoor games. He said that, the government has been allotting a lot of funds towards sports. Students should utilize the opportunity and excel in sports.
The Vote of Thanks was delivered by Prof. Bento Devaraj, the physical Director. He thanked everyone for their vibrant participation.