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St Philomena College: PTA General Body Meeting

Published On : 31 Jul 2022   |  Reported By : media release

Puttur: The general body meeting of the Parents-Teachers Association (PTA) of St. Philomena College was held recently.

Professor Subbappa Kaikamba, HoD Commerce, Government Women College, Mangaluru, inaugurated the program. In his inaugural address, he said, "St.Philomena College is a great institution known for the quality education. It provides education without discrimination" He also warned, "we are in the era of turmoil. Parents have to watch their children. Admitting the children is not enough; monitoring their progress is more important. By visiting the College regularly, parents can make their children learn good values".

In his introductory remarks, the Principal of the College, Dr. Antony Prakash Monteiro, said, "St. Philomena College has always emphasized quality education and equality. It does not pay attention to the religion and cast. The faculty strive their best to provide excellent education to students and mold them to face life's challenges. If the College has bagged twenty-six ranks in two years, it is due to the selfless efforts of the teachers and supportive Management. The College is not giving only importance to the student's academic growth, but the overall development of students. It imbibes rationality, humane character, writing skills, and expression capability. The College provides equal opportunity for Sports and Games"

Rev. Fr Lawrence Mascarenhas, the correspondent, presided the function. In his Presidential remarks, he said, "parents have the highest responsibility to watch their children if their children come late, they need to ask the reason and keep their eye on their behavior. If not, there is a chance that their children will go astray". He also warned, "parents and guardians have a bigger role in shaping the life of their children as they are the teachers at home. They have to give space for their children in their busy schedules and become role models through actions and deeds".

The campus director Rev. Fr Stany Pinto, Maurice D'Souza, Vice-President of the Mai De Deus Church committee, Vice-Principal Prof. Udayakana, were present. Ms Varija and the team rendered prayer. Mr D Ammanna Rai, President of the Parent Teacher's Association, welcomed. Prof. Ganesh Bhat proposed vote of thanks. Dr Radhakrishna Gowda, HoD of Bachelor of Business Administration compered. .

Mr. Prashant Rai, the Association's secretary, presented the report at the general meeting. Ms Premalatha, HoD of Commerce and the treasurer of the Association, presented the annual budget report. Prof. Udayakana has conducted the Election for New Office bearers for the year 2022-23. Mr. Krishnaprasad Alva, alumnus of St.Philomena College was elected as the President, and took the charge from Mr D. Ammanna Rai, the outgoing President.

After the meeting Parents with their children met the Teachers and interacted.


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