3 students of Orchids The International School to Represent India in Archery Championship

Pune, July, 2024: Students’ from Orchids The International School, Sus Road Campus-Pune participated in an Archery competition and emerged victorious at the All India YSAA National Level Championship 2024 which was held in Goa recently. Aayush Shetty, Shreen Nalawade, and Shourya Sahastradutdhe have achieved outstanding positions at the National Level which saw participation from athletes across the country. The Trio Orchidians have qualified for the  International Archery Championship, which will be held in Nepal in August 2024.

Aayush Shetty, a Grade 2 student, won a Gold medal in the Under 10 Boys category, and Shreen Nalawade, a Grade 4 student, bagged a Silver medal in the Under 10 Girls category and Shourya Sahastradutdh, a Grade 8 student, secured a Bronze medal in the Under 14 boys category. Representing Maharashtra state in the National Level Championship, the trio showcased their extraordinary skills in Archery and was applauded by the judges.

Dr. Madhuri Sagale, VP Academics-Sports, Orchids The International School, congratulated the students achievers and express her thoughts on nurturing young talents, “Heartiest congratulations to our young archers – Aayush, Shreen, and Shourya, on their outstanding achievement at the National Level Archery Championship! This achievement is a shining example of what can be accomplished when talent, hard work, and the right guidance come together. Our students’ have not only made the school proud but have also inspired their peers to strive for excellence. As we celebrate their success, we also recognize the importance of sports education in developing essential life skills like discipline, focus, and teamwork. The achievement highlights the effectiveness of Orchids The International School’s sports curriculum in nurturing young talent and preparing them for National and International competitions.

We look forward to supporting our students in their future endeavors and creating a legacy of excellence in sports.”

Speaking on her students’ achievement, Rekha P, Principal of Sus Road campus said, “We are immensely proud of our students’ achievements and wish them continued success in their future endeavors. Their dedication and hardwork serves as an inspiration to all students at Orchids The International School. Their victory is not only a testament to their talent but also to the rigorous training and support provided by Orchids’ school. We wish them to come out with flying colors at the International level and make the country proud.

The students were trained and mentored by Trupti Shinde, Physical Education Teacher of Orchids The International School, Sus Road campus, Pune. Her competency and knowledge in archery resulted in the students’ stellar performance at the National Level Archery Championship.

Extending her congratulation,Trupti Shinde, Physical Education Teacher of Orchids The International School, Sus Road campus, Pune added, “It’s a moment of immense pride to see my students excel at the National Level Archery Championship! Aayush, Shreen, and Shourya have shown tremendous dedication and passion for the sport, and their medals are a testament to their hardwork. As their coach, it’s been an absolute pleasure to guide them and watch them grow. Now, our focus shifts to the international championship, and we will intensify our training sessions to fine-tune their skills and prepare them for the global stage.”

Orchids The International School’s holistic approach remains focused on creating each student’s inquisitive spirit by offering activities that go beyond classroom learning. This remarkable achievement highlights the effectiveness of schools’ sports curriculum in nurturing young talent.