Maithri- an inter school cultural event hosted by Chettinad Vidyashram is one of the most popular Cultural event in the entire school circuit. The 17th edition of Maithri took place in the school auditorium, recently in the presence of the correspondent of the school Dr(Mrs)Meena Muthiah and the principal Dr(Mrs)Amudha Lakshmi. The event commenced with a prayer followed by the address by the principal and the lighting of the lamp by the chief guests. The chief guests were Mr Harish Kalyan, the recent sensation in Tamil film arena and Mr Elan, the power director on the first day and Mr Vikram Prabhu, the inheritor of natural acting talents on the second day. The 2 days comprised 36 events with more than 70 schools participating. Various events such as channel surfing, Jam, shipwreck, Ramp walk and dance etc gave the participants a chance to showcase various skills and prove their mettle .The jury unanimously adjudged Ms Yamini of Vidya Mandir the title of Miss Maithri. The overalls trophy was bagged by the Padma Sheshadri Senior Secondary school. The colossal event came to an end where the hard work of the organising committee had paid off.