Commodore Anil Joseph SVM inaugurated the first Inter School Elocution Event for high school students at Don Bosco Psycho-Social Support Centre, Palluruthy on October 28, 2017 at 10.30 a.m. 8 schools participated in the event. Every school was represented by three students. The speakers were given 5 minutes to present their points on “ INTERNET/PHONE ADDICTION “.
Everyone spoke eloquently and it was hard for the judges to select the best three. Two were given second prizes. Each participant received a certificate and a gift while the first three were awarded certificates, gifts and cash prize of Rs.1000 and Rs. 750
Mr.Paulraj, the sponsor of the event, spoke on the need for exploiting every opportunity that children get to develop themselves and to consider themselves as precious, fortunate and blessed.
The best part of the event was the interaction that children had with Commodore Anil Joseph who mingled freely with the students. The Commodore addressed the students and their parents highlighting the need for optimism and a positive outlook in life.
Fr. Varghese Pynadath, the executive director and Fr. Joe Fernandez, director of DBPSSC entre congratulated the students for the participation. The judges were Mr. Dominic Fernanadez, Senior Manager Land and Law, CIAL and Prof. C.A. Jose, Head of Dept. of English, S.H. College, Thevara.