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Our School 14th Annual Day was celebrated on Sunday, the 29th January, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Mr. Aswath Narayan, I.A.S.(Retd.), Mr. Parthasarathy I.P.S.(Retd.),Dr.(Mrs)VanamalaParthasarathy,Ph.D., Mr.Lakshmi Venkatesh,B.Com.,Ll.B.,Dr.Gupta.,A.V.M(Retd.) were the Chief Guests on that day.
The function started with Invocation Song and lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries. Annual Report was read by Mr. Moses, Principal.
The following VIPs were honoured with “Encouragement Awards” By Guruji.
1) Mr.G. Aswath Narayan,I.A.S.(Retd.)
2) Dr.(Mrs.) Vanamala Parthasarathy, Ph.D.
3) Mr. Guru Pai
4) Mrs.Meenoo Gupta
5) Mr. Shivamurthy
6) Mr. Hasan
7) Miss. Chandrakala
8) Mrs. Sarojamma
9) Mr.Y.R. Anil
10) Mr. Lakshman
11) Miss. Suhasini
The first Kannada book on Zen Philosophy by Acharya Shree Rakumjee, translated by Mr. Venkatarao, was released on that day.
R. Kavitharani, Final B.A. student and the eldest daughter of a blind couple, got her LMV Permanent Licence. She said, “My parents can see through me and drive a car through me.” She was awarded the Best become an I.A.S. Officer.
Prizes were distributed to the winners in various sports events.
There was a programme of variety Entertainment comprising of song, dance, skit etc. by our students.
After the end of the Annual Day Celebration at 3:00p.m. a sumptuous lunch was served to all the parents and visitors.