KOLAPAKKAM: The Cambridge stream of Lalaji Memorial Omega International School celebrated its eighth Annual School Day on October 1.
The NCC cadets of the school, along with the school band welcomed chief guest Sanjay Bhatia, Sales Tax Commissioner, Government of Maharashtra, who was accompanied by the dignitaries of the school to the dais.
The function began with an invocation, after which Jannush of Class 11 gave a welcome speech. The chief guest was felicitated with a bouquet and a memento by correspondent S Ramakrishnan.
Two students of Class 11, Sarangan and Rathnam, introduced the chief guest to the gathering. He has published a number of papers and received a number of awards and accolades for his meritorious services, one of the most prominent being the ‘Gatimaan Prashaasan’ Rajiv Gandhi award from the Government of Maharashtra.
Head boy Balaaji and head girl Remiya read out the annual report of the Cambridge stream. It brought out the salient aspects – the exams conducted and their results, the activities, projects, programmes and aspirations. It also sketched some of the future plans earmarked for implementation. After this, Bhatia gave away prizes to the academic achievers and toppers of the school.
Bhatia expressed his wonder that the school had progressed in such huge measure. He said that he had visited the school six or seven years back, at the behest of Rev P Rajagopalachari, the founder President of the school. He said he felt proud to be a part of the Educational Council of the school. He made special mention of taking on spirituality and meditation as a part of life as they teach a person sincerity, health, love and amicable relationship with relatives and friends and lead the way to success in every walk of life. He spoke of integrity as a vital part of life that needed to be inculcated early to make it a fabric of one’s life.
The cultural programme followed the speech. Dances, songs and skits were performed all centred on the magical number ten as this was the tenth anniversary of the school. The colorful and joyful evening came to an end with the National Anthem.