The students, staff and management of St. Mary’s College, on Tuesday, bid farewell to their outgoing batch of students. Organising a fun-filled program at their open air auditorium, the evening was a mix of fanfare and nostalgia.
Prof S Satyanarayana, vice chancellor, Osmania University, presided over the festivities as chief guest and in his message, stressed on the importance of achievements, besides congratulating the students and wishing them well for the future.
“The youth are the ones who can change the country. Participate in extracurricular activities and all round participation alongside academics for a holistic growth,” he advised.
The main feature of the programme was a candle light oath-taking ceremony of the students, accompanied by the Chris Rice’s infamous song, ‘Go light your world’. Students promised to be good citizens of the country, to share and update their knowledge and also to be proud ambassadors of the institution.
Principal DP Rama Rao presented the annual report of the college, outlining the achievements by the students. Fellow students of the college bid their seniors a warm farewell with a cultural programme including song and dance, and a video montage of all their pictures. Best outgoing students of different classes were felicitated by the dignitaries.