Mangaluru: Students from 17 schools showcase talents at 'Carmel Ingenium'

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Mangaluru, Nov 9: A one-day cultural, literary and technical fest, 'Carmel Ingenium' was organized by the students of Mount Carmel Central School in the school campus on Monday November 9. What marked its uniqueness was the fact that it was a wholly students planned, organized and executed event with guidance from teachers.

An interesting mix of individual and group events were conducted that included various fun-filled activities like 'Chameleon', 'Sur-taal', '90 seconds to fame', quiz, mad ad show and technical events. A total of 17 schools - CBSE, ICSE and state board schools participated in this event.

'Carmel Ingenium' was inaugurated by Ananthesh Prabhu, partner, Aruna Industries escorted by Mount Carmel principal Sr Melissa, teacher coordinator Latha Shenoy and student coordinator Radhika Bansal at the school auditorium. The host school students did not take part in any event, but showcased their talents in dance, singing and acting during the inauguration as well as in between the programme.

Soon after the inauguration the events began in full swing. The first event after the inauguration was 'Chameleon', in which the participant had to speak both for and against the topic allotted to him/her. It was followed by other events like 'Tech arena', 'Weave a tale', 'Origami art', 'Theatre of fun' etc.

After lunch, the remaining events were conducted simultaneously. The last event '90 seconds to fame' came to an end by 3:10 pm, and as scheduled the valedictory function began at 3:15 pm.

The chief guest for the valedictory was Dr Prashant Marla, medical director, AJ Hospital who was, again, accompanied by principal Sr Melissa and teacher coordinator Latha Shenoy. Some students from participating schools expressed their opinions, and all of them thanked the school management, staff and students for organizing this event very successfully. Not only were the winners awarded at the valedictory dais, but the students involved in the planning and execution of the event were awarded too with a certificates of recognition.

St Theresa’s school won the overall championship while the runner up trophy was bagged by Cambridge School.

The aim of this event was, one, to provide a forum for students to showcase and discover their talents, and secondly, to help the students to develop their organizing skills and be capable enough to take up individual responsibilities. This event, for sure has successfully achieved these aims. The students at the end expressed that they hope having such events in the school in the coming years too.


Comment on this article

  • Lionel Fernandez, Mangalore

    Tue, Nov 10 2015

    Congratulations to all the participants. It was indeed a unique competition. I congratulate St.Theresa's school for securing the overall championship. Hard work put in by their teachers as well as the students has paid off.

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  • Anitha Pinto, Mangalore

    Tue, Nov 10 2015

    Congratulations!!! Megan you have really proved yourself. Keep it up.

    Best wishes

    Anitha pinto

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