Katchal, Jan. 3: Miss. Reena Kumari, Silver Medal Winner of IX Junior Asian Rowing Championship- 2013 held at Uzbekistan was felicitated at a grand function organized at GSSS Kapanga, Katchal on 3rd January 2014, where in Donald Samuel, Vice Chief-Captain was the chief guest.

The International Sports Icon and the Sports Ambassador of Katchal Island was welcomed by the students and teachers by the Beating Drums and with grand Applause.

Samuel addressing the gathering, praised the Sports Personality and Presented a Memento, Cash Prize and an Achievement Certificate. He said, Reena Kumari has proved that even in the Remote Tribal Area there is a potential for Talent. If necessary Sports Facilities, right motivation and recognition were created more such students can show their achievements in the International Level. He further stated that, she is a Torch Bearer and a Sport Icon of Katchal Island.

Dr. Johnson, Medical Officer, Dr. Santosh Kumar Rath, Shri. Rangarajan, SHO, Shri. Soundararajan, DM (Rubber Division Katchal), Shri. Muruganantham and Shri. Chandra Shekar were the special invitees and blessed the budding sports personality.

Soundararajan, DM presented a Memento on behalf of Rubber Division, Katchal while Muruganatham, AG Construction, felicitated her with cash award and Chandra Shekar, President, Katchal Settler Association presented her a shawl.


On the occasion Reena Kumari shared her feelings and experience with the students and thanked Shri. Lamuel, PET for promoting her to this level.