TSWREIS Students Conquered Mt. Elbrus
International Arena FIDE Masters title in Chess
Laya of TSWR School Jadcherla added yet another feather to the TSWREIS’ cap by securing the prestigious International Arena FIDE Masters title in Chess. Thanks to the summer samurai camps which are proving a world of new opportunities for the marginalized children.
Laya created history by becoming the first ever girl from the state of Telangana to achieve the coveted title under-15 category. She won 83 matches out of the total 115 matches played and 6 matches ended in draw.
Four Students made it to Indian Navy School
For the first time in the history of the TSWREIS, as many as four students Vamsi, Mallesh, Vishwanath and Sachin were selected for the Indian Navy school, Mumbai at the national level competition conducted by the Indian Navy. The Indian Navy will provide free education to these four children in its prestigious navy school and they will be absorbed into the Indian Navy service after the completion of the schooling.
Sachin scripts History in Sailing
For the underprivileged children sailing remains a distant dream. But, Sachin, son of a helper, grew up with a dream of sailing in ocean waters despite having been born into abject poverty. As a young boy hailing from Secunderabad town, Sachin watched sailors sailing in Hussain Sagar waters. He nurtured his dream despite the fact that he could not to afford exorbitant expenses involved with sailing. Destiny took an encouraging turn when the TSWREI Society identified his inner-calling and gave wings to his dreams.
11-year old Sachin from Social Welfare Residential School, Sheikpet (B) proved his mettle by winning two silver medals in the sub-juniors category in the recently held International Regatta Championship in Chennai. As a first-timer in international regatta, Sachin proved that children from poor backgrounds can achieve greater heights in life if opportunities are provided. The TSWREI broke into celebrations and the Secretary DR R.S. Praveen Kumar congratulated the youth on his monumental feat. He has done the TSWREIS proud, said the Secretary.
Pulsating Paulson Gives Wings to His Powerful Dreams
For many underprivileged children getting selected for Indian cricket team remains a dream.
Paulson hailing from a marginalized community grew up with a dream of playing cricket for India. As a 12 year-old boy, Paulson watched his idol M.S. Dhoni making waves in the international cricket arena, little realizing that he would one day represent India in the under-17 cricket team in an international cricket tournament. Paulson created history by becoming a lone student from the state of Telangana and the TSWREIS to secure a coveted spot in the national under-17 cricket team in the year 2016.
Paulson displayed extra-ordinary wicket-keeping and batting skills in various tournaments held at district, state national and international level. Paulson has come a long way. His journey from a poor rural background to the international cricketing arena aptly describes his relentless efforts in converting adversities into opportunities. An elated Paulson said ‘I had participated in the South Asian U-17 cricket tournament in Nepal and played against Nepal, Srilanka, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan. This opportunity comes once in a lifetime and I feel greatly honoured”. Right now, I am chasing the biggest dream of my life – getting selected for the senior Indian cricket team and bringing glory to the country” said Paulson with a glitter in his eyes. I thank my principal and physical education teachers of TSWRS/JC, Jangaon and the visionary Secretary Dr. R.S. Praveen Kumar for backing my cricketing ambition and giving wings to my dreams.
Dr R.S. Praveen Kumar, Secretary said “ Paulson’s passion for cricket, hard work and commitment took him to greater heights in the field of cricketing. I wish him well for his future cricketing endeavors”,
Mt. Kilimanjaro Conquerors
A 21-member mountaineering team consisting of 18 women and 3 men scaled the highest mountain Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in South Africa. Four students from TSWREIS and two students from TTWREIS were part of the 21 member team from India. Malavath Poorna (Inter IInd year, Tadwai, Nizamabad), V Pooja (Class X, Mallapur, Karimnagar) D. Mounika (Class X, Dindi, Nalgonda) and Balraj (Inter Ist year, Ibrahimpatnam, Ranga Reddy) are from Social Welfare Residential Schools. The students from TTWREIS are N Krishna (Class X, Mannanur, Mahabubnagar) and G Sindhu (Class X, Thunga Thurthy, Nalgonda).
The students of TSWREIS and TTWREIS created history by scaling Mt. Kilimanjaro and Malavath Poorna from Tadwai school, Nizamabad, led the expedition team. The team which began trekking the mountain on August 10, reached the peak (19,341 feet) on August 13 by night. They unfurled the Tricolor and sang the national anthem on the top of the mountain as part of celebrations marking the 70th India’s Independence Day.