News & Pics: Rons Bantwal
Daijiworld Media Network – Rae Bareili (RD/SB)
Rae Barelli, Dec 14: The students of Ryan International Schools, here and Mumbai got a lifetime opportunity, to interact with one of India’s leading political leader Sonia Gandhi, here on Sunday December 12. The interaction was held in the district, here where Ryan International School, one of the leading institutions here since its establishment in 2005. The school was inaugurated by Sonia Gandhi.
Thirty students welcomed Sonia Gandhi with a bouquet of flowers and thanked her for the encouragement, to establish the Ryan International School here. Despite the busy schedule and amind her visit to the constituency, Sonia Gandhi spent some valuable moments with the students and was glad to see the students grooming up so well in their overall development. She also has promised to revisit the Ryan International School in the nearest future.
Siddhant Mishra, a Grade 11 student of Ryan International School, here mentioned that he was highly inspired by the young leadership of Rahul Gandhi and thanked her for empowering him in Indian politics, to which Sonia appeared acknowledging with a warm smile. Siddhant aspires to do his mass communication and this opportunity only strengthens his vision to be one sound professional. The students are more excited as in the coming week; they will be visiting the Parliament, to witness the proceedings.
When asked about the experience Reuben, Grade 6 student and vice-president of Ryan International School, Chembur – Mumbai mentioned that Sonia Gandhi was so relaxed in her approach with children, despite tight security. He also appreciated Sonia for ensuring that she meets them before any other appointments with local citizens and politicians. Reuben got a wonderful opportunity to present the brochure of the Ryan Group’s effort in the field of education, which Sonia accepted with great interest.
Ryan International Group managing director Grace Pinto said, ‘We thank Sonia Gandhi for spending her valuable time with our children who are highly inspired by her leadership. It is truly God’s favour that the Ryan International School, here has turned to be one of the leading schools in the district; both in academics and extra-curricular activities, which enable the students to break the barrier of being bookish. The first ICS 2008-09 results of the school was outstanding with majority of the students earning distinction and first class division. Their performance in the Indian Model United Nations and the International Performing Arts festival was highly applauded by many scholars. Another amazing achievement is that more than 50 percent of the Rae Barelli school students have turned over to an online technology platform, www.myschool.in.com, after their teachers completed an online course from the Harward Graduate School of Education. This changing trend is so enlightening’.