Mangaluru, Dec 1: The 11th annual day of classes 1 to 3 was celebrated on Saturday December 1 morning at the school auditorium.
The chief guest for the morning function was Anil Lobo, chairman, MCC Bank Ltd. The emcees for the programme were Anissa, Nicholas, Kevin and Edlyn. The programme commenced with a prayer song invoking God’s blessings, followed by an enchanting welcome dance. Sr Melissa welcomed the gathering warmly. A short stage programme commenced and those who excelled in academics in the last academic year were honoured.
The chief guest congratulated all the students for their fine performance. In his message he said that the school was a second home as children spent a lot of time there and learnt many things from there. He praised the institution of Mount Carmel Central School, naming it as the finest in the region, having the best teachers and the best of facilities and offering the best to the child. He added that his own son was a student in the school and found it filled with positive energy. He was very pleased with the development. He urged the parents to spend more time with their children.
On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, a series of dances by the students of class I brought out some of the values and principles that he stood for. A beautiful and meaningful tableau 'Let the Little Children Come to Me' by the students of class III enthralled the audience. This was followed by a humorous English skit, 'Dreams and Ambitions',which conveyed a powerful message to ‘be who you are’. The next item was a graceful dance drama by the students of class II on the theme 'Bonding' which reflected the importance of a good home and a happy family.
The singing of the National Anthem brought the 11th Annual Day celebration to an end. It was an enjoyable morning for the guests and parents.