Sohanil Pereira Hirgan elected president of YCS Udupi diocese

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Udupi, Jul 4: Sohanil Pereira, Hirgan was elected as the president of Young Catholic Students (YCS), Udupi diocese for the year 2018-19.

The election was held during the training programme and election of new central council of YCS on July 1 at Don Bosco Hall here.

The programme began with Holy Eucharistic celebration followed by the training session for YCS members and animators of Udupi diocese. Elections for the new office bearers for the year 2018-19 were held after the training session. Fr Edwin D’Souza, director, Youth Commission was the resource person for YCS animators and Norbert Misquith was the resource person for YCS members. 

The office bearers of YCS, Diocesan Central Council for the year 2018-19 are as follows:

Director : Fr Edwin D'Souza

President : Sohanil Pereira, Hirgan

V. president (Boy) : Braison Denzil D’Souza, Sasthan

V. president (Girl) : Vivina Hezita Lewis, Brahmavar

Secretary : Royal Albert Lewis, Udyavar

Jt. secretary : Deona Crasta, Kundapur

Treasurer : Melita Shirline D’Souza, Attur

Auditor : Rikson Shawn D’Souza, Pamboor

Reporter : Rashmitha Roshni D’Souza, Pethri

RTS – Boy : Shon Mendosa, Kuntalnagar

S - Girl : Aasline Venitia D’Souza, Moodubelle

Deanery presidents:

Kallianpur president : Godwin Mascarenhas, Mount Rosary

Karkala president : Nivedhitha Rebello, Kanajar

Shirva president : Vinora Saldanha, Shirva

Udupi president : Deril D’Sa, Udupi

Kundapur president : Preemas Coth, Basrur

Animator : Lydia Aranaha, Belman

Animator : Melwyn Castelinho, Attur

The valedictory function was presided over by Valida. Fr Edwin D'Souza administered the oath for the new office bearers. Newly elected office bearers took charge from former office bearers. Around 175 students and 29 animators from 36 units participated in the programme.

Fr Edwin D’Souza, YCS director, Norbert Misquith, diocesan resource person, Melwyn Castelino and Lydia Aranha, diocese animators and officials of YCS were present.

Former secretary Dilan Dias presented the report and treasurer Aaron read out the annual statement of accounts. Former president Merlyn Vijay Rodrigues welcomed the gathering and newly elected president Sohanil Pereira rendered the vote of thanks. Simona Sony D’Souza compered the programme.



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