The Annual Awards Day was held on Saturday 20th July, 2019 at 4 p.m. The Chief Guest for the programme was Mr. and Mrs. Jain, the parents of the outgoing School Captain Akshat Jain. The Guest of Honour for the Day was Mr and Mrs. Katriar.
The programme began with the Lighting of the Lamp followed by a Prayer Dance. The National Anthem was sung by the students accompanied by the Student Council. This was followed by the Action Song, depicting the peacock dance to herald the monsoons. This year a new Scholarship for Creative Writing was introduced by Mr and Mrs. Poddar, the parents of Divyansh Atman an ex-student of our school who left for his heavenly abode in May 2019. The Principal read the Annual Report for the year 2018-19. The Outgoing School Captain Akshat Jain gave his Valedictory Speech with reminiscences of his years at St. Mary’s.
After the interval the St. Mary’s Band played four, lively foot tapping songs which was well appreciated by the audience. This was followed by the felicitation of the Chief Guest and the Guests of Honour by the Principal Fr. Swamy.
The meritorious students were then awarded certificates and scholarships. Trophies were distributed to the students for academic and co-curricular activities. The Vote of Thanks was given by the Vice Principal, Ms. Monteiro. The programme ended with the singing of the School Anthem.
Fr. Dr. Francis Swamy, S.J.