"What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning". The prize distribution ceremony of the various co-scholastic activities conducted during the academic year 2019-20 was held at the Mother Theresa Hall of St Mary's English Medium School (CBSE), Kannarpady, Udupi on Tuesday, 17th of December at 9:30 am.
The formal programme started with invoking almighty's blessings by the tiny tots of Kinder Garten section. V. Rev. Fr Valerian Mendonca,the correspondent of St Mary's Educationalinstitutions, Udupi presided over the function. Mrs Merida Almeida, MrsManasiSudhir, proud alumni of the School Mr Regan Dsilva,MrPrithishD'sa , the members of the school management committeeMr Maxim D'souza, Mr Erwin Alva, MrGracianBothello, Mr Boniface D'souza,MrDolphy Mascarenhas and Mr Herman D'souza were the guests of the day
Rev Fr Valerian Mendonca, in his presidential address told that, "each child is gifted with special talents and potentials and the children can think beyond imagination, so no child should be underestimated". He congratulated the winners and wished all the very best for all the participants. The Guests' of the day also opined that it's the participation in various activities that matters a lot rather than winning an event. In fact it is the looser, who learns a lot of things with failure and puts in a lot of efforts to win in future.
The winners of various events were honoured with certificate of merit by the president of the programme and the guests. A number of parents and guardians were present to witness their wards receiving the honour and encouraged them with their gracious presence. The programme winded with singing School Anthem. The whole programme was well planned and executed by the Principal of the school Fr Johnson Sequeira and Vice Principal Mrs Rita Quadros respectively.