SPORTS DAY (LOYTRAX 2022)
LOYTRAX 2022 was held on 11th March 2022. The program began with Guard of Honor by college president, vice president along with sports secretary. The chief guest Mr. VR Raghunath, former Indian Hockey Team captain, double Olympian, Arjuna awardee along with Fr. Anthony Joseph SJ, rector, Loyola Institutions and Fr. Francis D’ Almeida SJ, the former Principal, unfurled the college flag. Ms. Rowena was the announcer for the day. The Chief guests took the salute of the impressive March Past of the students, who were marching for different Social Causes. Dr. Vincent, Vice Principal, Loyola Degree College welcomed the esteemed guests and the gathering.
Mr. VR Raghunath shared his experience as an Olympic player and inspired students to take part in physical activities regularly. He also declared the sports meet open. The students were drawn into the spirit of the occasion with the oath taken by the Sports Secretary, Mr. Shivaji K. For the Torch parade, the Physical director Mr. Karthik K K lit the torch and passed it on to different achievers in athletics and various sports. Fr. Anthony Joseph who presided over the inaugural ceremony spoke in brief encouraging and instilling the spirit of sportsmanship. Inauguration programme came to a close with vote of thanks given by sports secretary.
Rev Fr. Joye James SJ, Vice-President, ISI, Bangalore was the chief guest for the valedictory programme. The chief guest received the guard of honor and witnessed the closing march past. Mr Kumara Swamy B J, welcomed the gathering and introduced the chief guest. The chief guest addressed the gathering and distributed the prizes for the winners of both field and track events. The overall championship was bagged by II B.com B. The Runners up were II B.com A and the III B.com A stood as the first runners.
The individual championship in men’s section was bagged by Mr, Sreekanth from II B com B whereas the championship in women’s section was a tie between Ms Renuka V H of II B com B and Delsi Meena of III B com A.
Vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Karthik K K (Physical Director). The college flag was lowered and the chief guest declared the annual athletic meet Closed. Abide with Me marked the closing of LOYTRAX 2022.