SMK Convent held its 64th Annual Sports Day recently at Stadium Perak. The event was officiated by Dato’ Ir. Dr. Safry Kamal, Chairman of Parent-Teacher Association. The event began with a march-pass of the participating contingents. Their ability to march in sync with the music impressed the crowd of on-lookers and supporters in the stadium stands.
The highlight was definitely the inter-school 4x100m race between the host, SMK Methodist (P), SMJK Ave Maria Convent, SMJK Perempuan Cina Perak and SMK Jalan Pasir Puteh. SMK Convent and SMJK Perempuan Cina Perak clinched the Under-15 and Under-18 titles, respectively.
Unique to the event was the cheerleading competition which drew much attention from the crowd. In line with the school’s vision to become one of the top 200 schools in Malaysia by 2012, the principal, Mdm. Lim Swee Kew, said that achievements in sports and academics were key criteria in achieving the position.
The march-pass competition was won by the Kadet Remaja Sekolah while Red House was the adjudged the overall champion. Ong Zong Lin and Cheng Zen Li were crowned Main Convent’s Sportswomen of the Year.