The IX Annual Inter School Athletic Festival was held on 20 August, 2011 at Good Shepherd International School, Palada Campus. The Chief Guest Mrs. Elsamma Thomas, Senior Vice Principal, GSIS inaugurated the Athletic Festival. The Athletic Festival had the participation of the following Schools from the Nilgiris.
- · Braeside School
- · Crescent Castle Higher Secondary School
- · Cliff Rock Academy
- · Gurukulam School
- · St. Hilda’s School
- · St. Joseph Boys School
- · JSS International School
- · Nazareth Convent High School
- · Nilgiris Matriculation Higher Secondary School
- · Oxford Continental School
- · Riverside Public School
- · Vivekananda Memorial Matriculation School
- · Woodside School
- · Hebron School
About 600 athletes from the visiting Schools and 100 from GSIS participated in events such as sprints, relays, long jump, high jump, shot putt and discuss throw.
The students of Good Shepherd Finishing School and the students of STD III, IV & V of GSIS performed the Dandya Dance which added colour to the day long proceedings.
Mrs. Sheila Alexander, Vice Principal - Academics
Mrs. Elsamma Thomas, Senior Vice Principal
Col. Mohan Mathew, Vice Principal - Administration