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Published On : 02 Jul 2023

“A successful life is guaranteed when discipline and time is valued on priority”— Retd. Major General Indian Army, M V Bhat

Puttur: Annual Day Celebration of PTA and ALUMNI Association of St Philomena College was organized on 27 June at the SJM Hall of the College. Indian Army Retd. Major General M V Bhat, a 1967 batch student of St Philomena College participated as the Chief Guest and said, “Every student needs to have a passion to achieve in life. It is bounden duty of the youth to strengthen the Indian Armed Forces. This can be possible only when there is a strong impulse to put into action the dream of joining prestigious Indian Armed Forces. It is always necessary to have sense of time and discipline in life to achieve extraordinary goals”.

Mrs Rani Shetty, in Charge Bangalore City Police ‘Parihar’ went nostalgic about her college life here in the campus said “St Philomena college is a name nationwide. It is known to the students only when they complete their studies and be in faraway places busy with our life’s challenges.” Mrs Shetty also urged that young girls and women should be doubly cautious in their work places, social media and places around where they keep moving. Education obtained at right time in the right place will always be useful for a better living in this society.

Former PTA president, JCI Trainer Sri Purandara Rai Mithrampady expressed his goodwill towards the college.

President of the function Very Rev. Fr Lawrence Mascarenhas Presided over the programme and said that,” The relationship and the bond between the college and PTA/Alumni should be further strengthened. A helping hand is always solicited from the Alumni. All are expected to think on this direction.”

Achievers in NCC, Sports were honoured on the occasion. Scholarships were presented to the eligible students. Prizes distributed. Faculty members were honored for achievements in their respective fields.

Rev. Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro, Principal, Rev. Fr Stany Pinto, Campus Director, Prof Ganesh Bhat and Dr AP Radhakrishna, Vice Principals of the College, Prashanth Rai, Secretary PTA, Thejaswi Bhat Secretary Alumni Association, Abhishek Suvarna Treasurer were graciously Present on the dais. . Mrs Varija and team rendered prayer. A. Jagajeevandas Rai,President of Alumni Association welcomed. Krishnaprasad Alva, President of PTA proposed vote of thanks. Smt Prathima Hegde introduced the guests. Dhanya PT and Johnson D Sequeira announced the names the achevers and prize winners. Chandraksha Peradka compered the programme. Cultural programme by the alumni followed the formal programme.


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