Mangaluru, Jul 20: St Aloysius College (Autonomous), here, is proud to announce that CPL Akanksha Shenoy of II BCom of 18 Karnataka Battalion, NCC (National Cadet Corps), army wing was awarded state-level NCC Best Cadet Award from Cadet Welfare Society (CWS) 2020-21 which was issued by NCC directorate of Karnataka and Goa. She secured first place at the state level and second place at the district level in the Best Cadet Competition held by the Cadet Welfare Society (CWS), NCC, Karnataka.
The competition was held at St Vincent Pallotti College, Bengaluru while the PRE-RDC camp 2020-21 was ongoing. This camp was inclusive of the Best Cadet competition conducted by the CWS. It comprised of three stages in which the cadets had to go through the drill test at first, followed by a written examination and an interview at the end. Akanksha's performance in the drill was duly recognised by the permanent instructor who later made her take part in the same. The selected cadets were from different groups (districts) such as Bengaluru A and B, Belgaum, Bellary, Mysuru and Mangaluru. With confidence and preparation, Akanksha paved her way victoriously till the end of the competition.
When asked about Akanksha's response, she modestly answered, "I am honoured and content that I have received this award. I am grateful for the guidance and assistance of the commanding officer, Col Nithin R Bhide and the administrative officer Lieutenant Col Amitabh Singh of 18 Karnataka Battalion, the principal, Fr Dr Praveen Martis S J and the associate national cadet corps officer Captain Shakinraj of St Aloysius College (army wing) for providing me with the immense opportunity of participating in the PRE-RDC Camp 2020-21. Last but not the least, I express my gratitude to my family for all their love and support that they bestowed on me. Furthermore, I would continue contributing my best to NCC for the years to come. Jai Hind."
The management, principal and staff congratulate CPL Akanksha Shenoy for her achievement and wish her the best of luck in all her future endeavours.