The elite institution espoused it's intentions on Saturday, 28th December, when the high school section, held its annual, inter colors Sports day.
Kabojja International School developing student-talent through sport
Premier International school, Kabojja International has proven it's intent to develop students' talents over the years through its pristine and rigorous sports functionality.
The sports day was held at the schools' central premises in the upscale environs of Buziga.
Students, through their four official colors (Maroon, White, yellow and Blue) tussled it out on the green for the afternoon's most coveted sporting prizes in eight various disciplines.
Sports among which students competed include tennis, badminton, table tennis, shot put, obstacle challenge, swimming, volleyball, football, athletics, basketball and netball.
Competition was further zeroed down on category, based on age. Age categories included under 13s, under 16s, with the most senior being the under 20 category.
The occasion was graced by the most esteemed presence of the day's guest of honor, Donald Rukare, a seasoned sportsman and current sitting president of the Uganda Olympics Committee (UOC).
The UOC president was received with a standing ovation, before inspecting the various tents that had been pitched, pitch-side, for the various participating cohorts.
The tense sporting rivalries were subsided with well choreographed dance moves from the school's official dancing crew.
According to the school's deputy Headteacher Njogeza, by conducting this annual Sports Day, the school fulfills the core values of the Cambridge education system, which Kabojja International School, sets out to materialize.
In his speech, he revealed that the Sports Day is only a climax of a three week sporting fiesta, through which students' sporting potentials were tested to the limit, involving cut throat competition, which saw students, through their various colors, tussling for sporting glory.
According to the school's vice gaffer, the day was not only a summit but also a climax.
He further added that students who were awarded were those that thrived and did it to the very best of their abilities.
According to chief guest Donald Rukare, sports is only synonymous with academic rigor as it instills the values of respect, friendship, excellence, discipline and team spirit into students.
He further commended the school for currently having pro-active athletes in the disciplines of swimming and badminton, strutting their stuff, in South Africa and Mauritius respectively.
He further added that the Uganda Olympics Committee is ready, open and willing, to work with the school to not only develop student talent, but also provide opportunity and avenues such as the Olympics and Commonwealth games, through which the talent can blossom.
According to Donald, sport does not degenerate talent, but only allows it to blossom.
He concluded by thanking team leaders, teachers and captains that facilitated the process.
Some of the day's most contested activities included athletics, specifically the relays and sprints between parents and teachers.
The day's most pronounced honors were accorded to Maroon, as it edged the other three colors to clinch the highest number of points from the eight sporting disciplines in which students participated.
Maroon's excellence supersede the oppositions' imagination as they had stand out athletes in most of the activities.
The utmost individual honors were accorded to Asunta Steward Kuyunge and Hatim Eldin Tyaba for the Most Valuable Prize (MVP), female and male respectively.
Below is the list of individual high school best performers at the Kabojja International annual Sports Day, 2023:
Nshuti Mpisi Allanah
Abed Musa Bukenya
Lim Kang Chuol
Dar Emmanuel Anthony
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