Victoria University Inter-High School Championships came to an end on Saturday last week, with Hana Mixed High School, emerging as the overall winner.
They rose through the stages to reach on the top after beating other schools which took part in the competition.
They included; Turkish Light Academy, Taibah High School, Kabojja International Schools, Rainbow International School, Word of Life International, British International School, Diplomatic School of Uganda and Kampala International School, respectively. During the competitions, Swimming, Basketball and soccer were among the major sports activities where very stiff competition from the participants was realized.
Besides, it’s an initiative from Victoria University’s Faculty of Health Sciences that focuses on using sport to enrich the lives of High school students and young people of all abilities in the country.
“Victoria University seeks to create, promote and foster cooperation among High Schools and College’s by providing a forum for communication and discussion, promoting activities and by seeking to serve as an extension of each member school’s programs to enable students go through a variety of games and sports while reinforcing the core elements of fitness that lead to a long, healthy, active life through Academic and intellectual pursuits, Sports competitions, Fine and performing arts activities; as well as Cultural and intercultural opportunities”, Oscar Kamukama, the university’s marketing and recruitment specialist explained.
The Inter-High School Championship games attracted over 550 students, who actively involved in the games that aimed at enhancing awareness amongst the students in understanding how to live a healthy life, Principals, Career guidance Teachers, Parents and Members of the community.
The University’s Dean Faculty of Health Sciences Dr. Patience Muwanguzi, says, they hope to fulfill their goal through promoting the 5 dimensions of health (social, physical, intellectual, environmental and emotional well-being) Meanwhile, Turkish Light Academy Lweza, emerged the winner in soccer, and Hana Mixed dominated Swimming and Basket ball.