Mr. Nalinkumar Kateel, Member of Parliament, D.K. Constituency was the chief guest. He said, ‘We need educational institutions which play a strong and constructive role in infusing human values among the students.’
Rev. Sr Cicilia Mendonca, Provincial Superior, Bethany Provincialate, Mangalore participated as the guest of honour. She said, ‘Life is not concerned with scoring high marks in the examinations. But it is concerned with developing integrity and values.’
Prof. Leo Noronha, Principal presented the annual report of the college. Rev. Fr Vijay Lobo, Principal, St Philomena PU College, Campus Director Rev. Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro, President of PTA Mr. CA Gangadhar P and the President of Old Students Association Mr. M. R. Jayakumar Rai graced the occasion.
Rev. Fr Alfred J pinto, Correspondent presided over the celebrations.
On this special occasion, Prof. Vishnu Bhat, Vice Principal, Prof. D. Ishwara Shastry, HOD of Sanskrit and Mr. Cyril Moras, Lab Assistant, Department of Physics were felicitated on attaining superannuation. Ms. Durgarchana M, III Rank winner in B.Com, Ms. Varsha Moleyar, II Rank winner in M.Sc.(Physics) and Ms. Smitha K, II Rank winner in M.Sc.(Mathematics) were honoured. SCUO. Branden Antony Roche and JUO. Rachana N R were honoured for participating in the Republic Day Parade–2017. Mr. Vaishnav Hegde, International Swimmer and other outstanding sports persons were also honoured.
The members of Performing Arts Association presented the prayer song. The Vice Principal Prof. Vishnu Bhat welcomed the gathering. Prof. Ganesh Bhat, Secretary of Staff Association proposed the vote of thanks. Mrs. Varija, Department of Computer Science compered the programme.