Annual Day Celebration-2018: Day 2
Holy Cross School, Tadong celebrated the second day of the Annual Day celebration today. The occasion was graced today by Fr. Francis Banerjee, Principal, St. Xavier’s School, Pakyong as Chief Guest and Miss Hondala Gyaltsen, Director, Secondary Education, HRDD, Govt. of Sikkim as Guest of Honor. The other dignitaries present in the programme included Sr. Celine Antony, Manager of the school, members of Ex-Crossites, Alumni Association of the school, members from the Gangtok Municipal Corporation, School Managing Committee members, and parents.
On this occasion, many colourful programmes were presented, starting with a prayer service, invoking God’s blessings, followed by skit, songs and dances depicting the cultural diversity of our country.
The guest of honour Miss Hondala in her address stressed in the need for effective parenting and urged the parents to spend quality time with their children. She advised the students not be only worried about marks but to grow up as person with truthful personality and grow in confidence. The Chief Guest also stressed on the same lines that parents need to take care of their children and spend time and monitor their growth.
This was followed by prize distribution ceremony where three deserving students were awarded which was handed over to them by the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour. The Sushila Devi Award was given to Jason Tamsang of Class VII followed by Laishram Manishang Devi Scholarship was awarded to Karma Pema Dechen Bhutia of Class X and the Fr. Theodosius Florentini Award for a poor child who is good in studies was given to Arbina Manger who passed out Class XII in 2018.
The skit, dances and songs were deeply appreciated by the parents. The Annual Report of the school was also presented in the form of Powerpoint presentation.