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Wynberg-Allen School celebrates 136th Founders’ Day

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By Our Staff Reporter
Mussoorie, 8 June: WynbergAllen School celebrated its 136th Founders’ Day on Saturday, honouring the school’s founders and their legacy, with great pomp and grandeur. The occasion was honoured by Padamvir Singh, former Director of Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) and Nina Singh.
The celebrations commenced with the traditional Founders’ Day service held at the Sir Kirby Laing auditorium as the Principal Leslie Tindale kicked off the ceremony by welcoming the guests of honour, members of the board of management, and all visiting alumni and parents.
Following the opening prayer by Reverend Eric Templeton, the students from Wynberg – the junior wing of the school, presented a beautiful rendition of the hymn – “Wherever I go.” The school girls’ captain Samridhi Singh recited a crucial lesson from the Bible about the importance of love in the world.
The choir from Allen – the senior wing of the school was showered by a standing ovation after its powerful orchestral performance, singing the melodious song – “Praise.” The school captain for boys, Shlok Aggarwal led the school in the School Pledge.
The main highlight of the event was the resonating address delivered by the Chief Guest, Singh, who took the gathering through the importance of thought and modesty in the current world, leaving the audience with a lot to reflect upon.
Following the address, Nina Singh cut the school’s “Founders’ Day Cake” to cheered applause as WynbergAllen celebrated 137 years of inspiring young minds. After the closing prayer by Reverend Lazarus Cornelius, the service ended with a singing of the school song and the national anthem.
Principal, Tindale delivered a vote of thanks to all the guests and the students for their enthusiastic participation during the celebrations.
Other dignitaries present on the occasion were GIG Mann, Manoranjan Tripathi, Ajay Mark, David Hilton, Reverend Eric and Anita Templeton, Lazarus and Cornelius, L Cashmore, Madhu Mehrotra, Archana Tripathi and many others.
Students also participated in the annual ‘Swimming Gala’ organised on Friday, in the Allen Swimming pool as a part of the Founders’ Day celebrations. The celebration concluded with the fancy fair in the evening and bumper prizes.