LA Fest is the first among the major annual programmes on our campus. It sets the standard of excellence for the subsequent events down the year. In the 21st year of the most talked-about school arts festival in and around Thiruvananthapuram city, our young organizers did their best to live up to the reputation. Shri Srikant Hariharan – a renowned playback singer - inaugurated the festival and exhorted the youngsters to excel in their endeavours. Seventeen schools participated in the cultural extravaganza. As the chief guest of the concluding function Shri Sooraj Santhosh from ‘Masala Coffee” gave away the prizes. Saraswati Vidyalaya carried away the Nataraja, the coveted trophy for the champions.
Govind Jayan and Abhijit S. Raj, both of Std X A, were the Kerala Topper at the Mathematics Genius Award.
Rohith Anilkumar and Sidharth S. Nair, both of Std X B, won the second prize at the Science Quiz jointly organized by Kerala State Science & Technology Museum, Coin a day Child Care Foundation and Trinity College of Engineering. Adithya Gopan and Abhijit S. Raj, both of Std X A, won the third prize at the above quiz.
Sharon Antony of Std XII C won the Ist prize in Observe, Focus & Capture event at the SAN REVO 2016. Our team won the second prizes in the Quest and the Patrio Beats events and the third prize in the Burn the Floor event.
Athul Suresh and Nibodh M. won the Ist prize at the quiz held at the NCC Annual Training Camp at Govt Deaf & Dumb School, Jagathy.
Arun Jose of Std XI A and Roshan Paul Augustine of Std XI D, won the Ist prize at the Club Mathematica, NIT, Calicut.
Joel Thomas of Std IX A and Madhav M. of Std IX C, won the IIIrd prize at the Shastra 2016 organized by IIT Madras.
Athul Suresh and Anuvind P., both of Std IX B, won the IInd prize at the Carme Quest conducted by the Carmel School, Trivandrum.
Nibodh M. and Anuvind P., both of Std IX B won the IInd prize at the inter school quiz organized by Trivandrum Orthopaedic Society.
Biyon Soni Joseph, Std XI A, & Sreehari H., Std XI C, won the IInd prize at the Nirmala Bhavan School Quiz.
Athul Suresh & Rahul M. Biju, both of Std IX B, won the Ist prize at the Joy Memorial Quiz conducted by Bengalee Association, Trivandrum.
Athul Suresh & Anuvind P. both of Std IX B won the Ist prize at the UTSUK Quiz organized by IISER. At the same event Joel Thomas K. & Varghese Philip, both of Std IX A won the IInd prize.
Athul Suresh & Anuvind P., both of Std IX B, once again hit gold winning the Devinette organized by St Thomas Central School.
Team Loyola emerged Ist Runner-up at the CBSE South Zone Sahodaya Cricket Tournament 2016-’17. Fayas Firshad was the Best Bowler at the event.
Team Loyola emerged winner at the Navajeevan Cup Basket Ball Tournament.
We were winners in the HSE Kaniyapuram sub-district and eight of our students were selected to represent the sub-district and the team was runner-up. Aditya V.Nair, of Std XII B, was selected for Thiruvananthapuram district.
We were runner-up at the Loyola Cup Basket Ball tournament.
In the District League match organized by the TDBA, our under-13 category were winners and three of our students were selected for the district team - Vishnuvardhan & Anjith (both of Std IX), & John Sebastian (Std VIII),- won the IInd place. In the under-16 category we were runner-up & Vaibhav of Std XI was selected to be in the District team.
Harigovind S V of Std XI represented in the Nationals in the ICSE Basket Ball team and got the IInd place.
In the South Zone Sahodaya Sports Meet, Aswanth S. Anil (Std X) won IIIrd place in the 100 mts & Pranav P. Nair (Std X) won the IInd place in the 400 mts.
In the All Kerala ICSE Shuttle Badminton Tournament held at Mar Thoma School, Tiruvalla Adarsh (Std IX) stood IIIrd in Singles, & Adarsh together with Umesh (Std IX) won IIIrd in Doubles.
Adarsh A. R. (Std IX) was the Under-15 Doubles winner, Under-17 Doubles runner-up & Under-19 Doubles runner-up in the Oxford School District Level Tournament. In the Trivandrum District Badminton Shuttle Association tournament, he was Under-15 Doubles winner and Under-17 Doubles runner-up.
Our boys won several prizes in the Skating events. In the national event held at Shimla in the 6 – 8 years category Pranav Kishor (III B) won the Ist prize. In the Road Race, Harinandan H. Chandran (III C) & Kevin M. Mathew (III A) won the IInd & IIIrd prizes respectively.
In the age group 10-12, Aashiq Venugopal (VI A) won the IInd place in the Rink II Race.
In the age 8-10, Hanan Muhammed (V C) won IInd prize in the Rink II Race and IInd prize in the Rink III Race.
In age 6-8 group Anand Mahesh (III C), Kevin M. Mathew (III A) & Harinandhan H. Chandran (III C) won the Ist, IInd, & IIIrd prizes respectively, in the Rink II Race. In the Rink III Race Kevin M. Mathew, Anand Mahesh & Harinadhan H. Chandran won the Ist, IInd & IIIrd prizes respectively.
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