Mangaluru, Jan 22: St Agnes PU College on January 22 organised ‘La Gloria’ – celebrating excellence at the college auditorium.
The programme began by invoking God’s bountiful blessings through a melodious prayerful rendition. Pramila D’Souza from the department of English welcomed the gathering and introduced the chief guest.
Managing director of Sun-Ray systems, Ronald Gomes was the guest of honour. Sr Norine D’Souza, the principal, Sr Janet Sequeira, the vice-principal, Ronald D'Souza the PTA vice-president, Shailaja, the convenor of the programme were also present.
Ronald Gomes in his address to the gathering emphasized the three principles to success – Hard work, Determination and Self-confidence. He shared the mantra – ‘Believe in yourself’ and urged the young audience to choose their friends wisely. He wished all the young achievers to reach the pinnacle of success.
On the occasion, two visually impaired students – Apoorva Bahubali Topagi and Annapoorna Bhat who have been admitted to the arts stream (HEPP) were felicitated for their extraordinary performance in the 10th standard Board examinations. Apoorva Bahubali Topagi performed a remarkable achievement by scoring 617 out of 625.
The students who topped the I PUC examination held in February 2020 were felicitated. Leann Coelho (Science), Zainaba Haniya (Commerce) and Nishkala Shetty (Arts), Manvitha Rao, Joshika Mary Gonsalves, Nishitha B, Sristhi M, Swathi Pai - five top scorers of class 10, examinations held for the academic year 2019-20 , who have been admitted to St Agnes PU College were also congratulated.
On the occasion of the sesquicentennial jubilee of the Apostolic Carmel Congregation in India - the Apostolic Carmel of Karnataka Province organised a poster making and singing competition for the students and a quiz on the Venerable Mother Veronica for both the staff and students of St Agnes PU College. The winners of these competitions were awarded a prize.
The programme was compered by Anisha Frank from the department of Chemistry. Preema Correa, from the department of Biology, delivered the vote of thanks. The programme was witnessed by the PTA executive committee members, the staff and the parents of the young achievers.