THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state teachers awards for the year 2014-15 have been announced. A committee comprising Education Minister P K Abdu Rabb as chairman and Secretary, General Education and Director of Public Instruction as members have decided the awardees.
Fourteen teachers from the primary section and as many teachers from the secondary section have bagged the awards. In the higher secondary section, 9 teachers have been awarded. In the VHSC stream, seven teachers were selected for the award. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 10,000, citation and a memento. The awards will be distributed on National Teachers Day which falls on September 5.
Teaching experience, reputation of the teachers in society, expertise and aptitude in teaching, their role in social activities, relation with the the student community, dedication, services rendered in education sector, aptitude teaching and other contributions were considered for the award. Winners from Secondary Section V V Karunakaran Nair, HSA, DVMNNM HSS, Maranalloor, Thiruvananthapuram; Simon Baby, HSA, SKV VHSS, Thrikkannamangal, Kollam; Sreekumar P R, headmaster, GHSS Thekkuthodu PO, Pathanamthitta; G Kesavan Namboodiri, HSA GHSS, Ramapuram, Alappuzha;
K Philip Varghese, headmaster, M D Seminary HSS, Kottayam; K N Radhakrishna Pillai, headmaster, Mannam Memorial High school, Nariampara, Idukki; Chacko N V, HSA, MRSV High School, Ernakulam; Sudarsanan D V, HSA, GNBHS Kodakara, Thrissur;
Mohammed V, HSA, GOHSS, Edathanattukara, Palakkad, C K Ahammedkutty HSA, IUHSS Parappur, Malappuram; Rajendran T K, HSA, GHSS Pannur, Kozhikode; Surendran R, headmaster, GVHSS, Mananthavadi, Wayanad; Chandran T V, headmaster, GBVJS Madayi, Kannur and Sankaranarayana Bhat S, headmaster, Navajivana Higher Secondary School, Kasargod, Winners from Primary Section Ashok V S, headmaster, GUPS Vanmanapuram, Thiruvananthapuram; P Rajan Pillai PD teacher, MVGLPS Peroor, Kollam; Varughese P Peter, headmaster, Govt. UPB School, Tiruvalla;
H Subair, headmaster, Govt. LPS, Thennady, Alappuzha; Pearly Mathew, headmaster, St Joseph LPS, Mundakkayam, Kottayam; M R Raju, headmaster, KAMLP School, Mulamkunnu, Idukki; P M Sumu, PD teacher, Govt VHSS, Iringode, Ernakulam; Deepan K S, Hindi teacher, Thrithallur UP School,Thrissur;
Chokkunni C T, headmaster, Mahathma School, Thiruvazhiyodu, Palakkad; P T Sakeer Hussein, Hindi teacher, AMUP School, Poovathani, Malappuram; C K Manoj Kumar, Asst.Teacher, Thodannur UPS, Vadakara, Kozhikode; George N V, headmaster, St Joseph’s UPS, Kallody, Wayanad; Srinivasan P, headmaster, Naravoor South LPS, Koothuparamba, Kannur and Seetharama M, headmaster, Govt.Junior Basic School, Kasargod.
T’Puram- Rev Varkey A V, Principal, St.Mary’s HSS(Aided), Pattom; Gireesh P R, HSST, (Economics), Govt.Boys HSS, Adoor, Pathanamthitta and Sreekala P G, HSST,(Sociology), RKD NSS HSS(Aided), Sasthamangalam, T’Puram have been selected for the award.
Ernakulam- Pradeep Kumar K P, Principal, Govt.Janata HSS, Naduvattom, Palakkad District; Aby Paul, Principal, Chaldian Syrian HSS(Aided), Thrissur district and Shaji Varghese HSST (Malayalam), MK MHSS(Aided), Piravom, Ernakulam district were selected for the award.