On the occasion of Diamond Jubilee celebrations, St Philomena College Puttur in association with Mangalore University organized Mangalore Zone and Inter Zonal level Shri Rathnavarma Heggade Rolling Trophy Kabaddi Tournament for Men 2017-18 in St Philomena play ground.
The MLA of Puttur Constituency and Parliamentary Secretary to Chief Minister, Government of Karnataka Ms Shakunthala T Shetty inaugurated the tournament on March 2, 2018. The Alumnus and Former International Kabaddi Player Mr Udaya Chowta participated as the chief guest. The Campus Director Rev. Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro, Assistant Director, Department of Physical Education, Mangalore University Dr Prasanna P R, Principal of St Philomena PU College Rev. Fr Vijay Lobo, Alumnus and Hon. President of Puttur Taluk Amateur Kabaddi Association Mr Chandrahasa Rai, Alumnus and Physical Director of Sacred Heart College Madanthyar Mr Elias Pinto, Alumnus and Pro Kabaddi Player Mr Prashanth Rai, Alumnus and Proprietor of Sizzlers Group Mr Prasanna Kumar Shetty participated as the guests of honour.
The members of Performing Arts Association presented the prayer song. The Principal Prof. Leo Noronha welcomed the gathering. The Physical Director Mr Prakash D’Souza proposed the vote of thanks. The faculties of the college Ms Bharathi S Rai and Ms Dimple Fernandes compered the programme.
The valedictory ceremony of the tournament was held on March 4, 2018. The Campus Director Rev. Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro, Principal of St Philomena PU College Rev. Fr Vijay Lobo, Director, Department of Physical Education, Mangalore University Dr Kishor Kumar C K, Alumnus and Captain of Karnataka State Women’s Senior Kabaddi team Ms Navyashree participated as the guests of honour. The Principal Prof. Leo Noronha was present on this occasion. The Vice President of Catholic Board of Education and Vicar General of Mangalore Diocese Msgr Denis Moras Prabhu presided over the programme.
Alva’s College Moodbidri secured the first place in inter zonal tournament and bagged Shri Rathnavarma Heggade Rolling Trophy. SDM College Ujire bagged Runner up trophy. Sacred Heart College Madanthyar secured the bronze medal and Mangalore University Campus team secured the fourth prize.
In Mangalore Zone, SDM College Ujire bagged championship trophy. Sacred Heart College Madanthyar secured second prize. Mangalore University Campus team secured the third prize and St Philomena College Puttur secured the fourth prize.
The Student Welfare Officer Dr Vijaya Kumar M welcomed the gathering. The Physical Director Mr Prakash D’Souza presented the details of prize winners. The Physical Director Ms Sowmyalatha K proposed the vote of thanks. The faculties of the college Ms Nancy Laveena Pinto and Ms Shashiprabha B compered the programme.