Ready to face the challenges

Ready to face the challenges


The students of Presidency School, R T Nagar celebrated their Graduation Day recently. As many as 79 students gathered to bid adieu to their alma mater, and to take on the challenge that lay ahead.

For the album : The graduating batch.

The function began with the lighting of the lamp by chief guest Dr Nanda Kumar Jairam, India Chairman Group Medical, Columbia Asia Hospitals. The theme for the valedictory was ‘Soar to perfection’ and the beautiful backdrop depicted the soaring of the flamingos.

The symbolic passing of mantle was witnessed as the outgoing students travelled down the memory lane and recollected their memories of the school. Principal Indira Kothenath, in her farewell speech, advised the students to remain honest and to face the challenges of life.

Dr Nanda Kumar Jayaram asked the students to think hard and think straight. He said life is a canvas and every stroke of theirs will determine what they can do. The school choir enlivened the proceedings with Hey Daya Sagar, a Bengali song and a Kannada song composed by a faculty member. A special song ‘Lead Kindly Light’ was sung by the school choir.

The occasion was presided over by Dr Nanda Kumar Jairam; Nissar Ahmed, Chairman of Presidency group; Kausar Ahmed, Director; G Thangadurai and wife, Principal Indira Kothenath. A touching candle lighting ceremony marked the end of the function as the students marched out to the singing of ‘Lead Kindly Light’ by the school choir.