Every morning a Tiger wakes up and it knows it must be capable of out running any gazelle or else it will starve to death. Similarly a Cariappan too wakes up and stares at his challenges dead in the eye with the josh to kill any obstruction. It doesn’t matter whether you are a tiger or a Cariappan. When the Sun comes up you’d better be running and yet, the Cariappans have been running their best throughout the academic year 2019-20.
A lot of Cariappans have performed exceptionally well in academic, literary competitions and outdoor training activities. To start with Cdt. Sheelsen (543) added fuel to the flames of Cariappan glory by clearing the UPSC examination and bagging several medals in Inter House Athletic competition and setting a new record in High-jump. Cdt Vinayak Tangali ( 559) was adjudged the best athlete and has also brought many medals in Inter –School Athletic competition conducted by KALS. Cdt Shivanagouda (510) stood out by breaking the school discuss throw record by throwing a distance of 25.74 meter. Cdt Hariprasad (772) brought a medal too in Inter-school athletics in Shot put.
Showing the over-all calibre, the Cariappa house lifted its maiden Cross Country ( Mahendrakar) Trophy, with Cdt. Prasad ( 599) claiming silver medal in group B. the Tigers presented an iconic cultural performance that kept the audience entertained till the 60th minute, winning best group dance, group song and best MC supported by an enthusiastic performance of teachers, thus bagging the 2nd position in the cultural competition 2019-20.
Generally as literary icons arise from the Cariappa house the cadets were a cut above in stage activities. Cdt. Harsha Hiremath (611) bagged 2nd position in Inter-house English debate and secured 3rd position in South Zone Debate. Cdt. Devaiah (902) secured 1st position in Inter-house debate and declamation respectively. Cdt. Arjun Pandey (1022) was adjudged the best actor in Sahodaya Dramatics and secured 1st position in English Elocution. Cdt. Vivekanand (711) secured 1st position in Hindi Elocution while Cdt. Ankita (664) got 2nd position in Hindi debate. Cdt. Sharanu ( 683) and Cdt. Prasad ( 599) stood in 3rd position in IH – Kannada debate and elocution respectively. Cadets of class 12th secured 2nd position in Group discussion. These achievements of the cadets fetched most of the literary trophies.
The Cariappans proved their mettle by displaying their skills both mentally and physically by winning the championship of Inter-house badminton and chess competitions. The senior house stood in the 1st position in Hockey Competition and Athletics.
Even as we celebrate our achievements, we do not call off our spirit, josh-type attitude and challenge. There is still much to be done and much to be proven.