Mangaluru: The 11th Annual Day of class I to III of Mount Carmel Central School was celebrated on December 1at the school auditorium.
The Chief Guest for the morning function was Anil Lobo, Chairman, The MCC Bank Ltd. MC’s for the programme were Anissa, Nicholas, Kevin and Edlyn. The programme commenced with a prayer song invoking God’s blessings, which was followed by an enchanting welcome dance. Principal Sr. Melissa welcomed the gathering warmly. A short stage programme commenced and those who excelled in academics in the last academic year were honoured.
The chief guest congratulated all the students for their fine performances. In his message, he said that school was a second home as children spend a lot of time there and learn many things from there. He praised the institution of Mount Carmel Central School, naming it as the finest in the region, having the best teachers and the best of facilities and offering the best to the child. He added that his own son was a student in the school, he found it full of positive energy and he was very pleased with his development. He urged parents to spend more time with their children.
On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, a series of dances by the students of class I brought out some of the values and principles that he stood for. A beautiful and meaningful tableau “Let the Little Children Come to Me” by the students of class III enthralled the audience. This was followed by a humorous English skit, “Dreams and Ambitions”, which conveyed a powerful message to ‘be who you are’. The next item was a graceful dance drama by the students of class II on the theme “Bonding” which reflected the importance of a good home and a happy family.
The singing of the National Anthem brought the 11th Annual Day celebration to an end. It was an enjoyable morning to the guests and parents.