Mangalore: EXCELSO – 2K19, a one day inter collegiate Commerce, Management, Science and Literary Fest was held in College Auditorium on Thursday, February 7, 2019.
The fest was inaugurated by Fr Richard Aloysius Coelho, Director, Father Muller’s Charitable Institutions, Mangalore. Mr H Ramesha, Chief Manager, Indian Bank, Mangalore was the Guest of Honour.
The Chief Guest Fr Richard Aloysius Coelho in his message appreciated the various teams of different colleges for being a part of the event. He said academic stress is a part of life of every student. The students should be able to balance academic stress and should have a passion to fulfill their talents. All cannot win but giving our best is more important. Participation in such events builds cordial and healthy relation among colleges. An event like Excelso gives a platform to bring out the hidden talents and helps the growth of every individual.
Mrs Cecilia Pereira, Vice President of Milagres Parish Pastoral Council, Mrs Laveena Lobo, PTA President, Prof Loudusamy, Academic Advisor, Mr Savio DSouza and Ms Glenita Menezes, Student Representatives were on the dais.
Rev Fr Michael Santhumayor, Principal, Milagres College welcomed the gathering. Mrs Glanciya Roche, Excelso Coordinator proposed the vote of thanks. Elston Vas compeered the programme.
EXCELSO 2K19 consist of events such as Mad Adds, Mock interview, Cooking without fire, Model making, coding and gaming, solo singing, extempore (English, Hindi, Kannada and Konkani).
The Chief Guest of the valedictory function Dr Yathish Kumar, Associate Professor, University College, Mangalore in his message said technology would be a quick solution for our problems but it necessary to strive hard to achieve success. Rev Fr Valerian D’Souza, Correspondent, Milagres College was present on the occasion.
185 students of 24 colleges actively participated in the fest. Poornaprajna College, Udupi won the overall championship and Padua College Mangalore were the runners up.