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SAC bids Farewell to the Non-Teaching Staff

April 5, 2023

Mangaluru: St Aloysius College (Autonomous) holds farewell and felicitation programme to two of their dedicated and committed non-teaching staff members, Ms Margaret Rita D’Costa, the Office Manager and Mr Herman Joslie Mascarenhas from the Maintenance Department. The programme was held at Robert Sequeira Hall, LCRI Block of the College.

Ms Margaret Rita D’costa served the College Office for 35 years and Mr Herman Joslie Mascarenhas served in the maintenance section for 24 years. Both of them were honoured by Fr Melwin Pinto, SJ, Rector of St Aloysius Institutions; Rev Dr Praveen Martis SJ, Principal, St Aloysius College; Dr Alwyn D’Sa, Registrar; Rev. Fr Vincent Pinto SJ, Finance Officer of the College in the presence of Mr Ramachandra Bashri, Senior Office Staff and Mr Oswald DSouza, the husband of Ms Rita D’Costa. During the felicitation, the citation of Ms Margaret Rita D’Costa was read by Ms Chandrakala and the profile on Ms Rita was delivered by Ms Jemmi D’Souza. The citation on Herman Mascarenhas was read by Mr Anil Lobo and the profile of Herman was read by Apoline Rodrigues. After being honoured, both of them expressed their gratitude to the management for appointing them to serve this prestigious institution.

Rev Dr Praveen Martis appreciated Ms Rita D’Costa for serving for the last 35 years in this institution with dedication and commitment. He also commended her three best qualities like Commitment towards work, loyalty to the management and faith in God. She used to start her day after praying in St Aloysius Chapel. Her work in the office was appreciated by her colleagues as well as the management. Speaking about Herman Mascarenhas, Rev. Principal mentioned that he was a handyman, having a unique skilled personality and a person with care for the environment. His skills in gardening and carpentry need to be appreciated. He also had great love towards dogs and cats.

Speaking on the occasion, Fr Melwin Pinto said, “Losing such employees after their service for such long years is a sad moment for us. Ms Rita was a dedicated and hardworking staff in the office and Herman showed great love towards the environment and animals. We need to follow these two people who were so committed, dedicated and inspirational.”

RJ Abhishek from Radio Sarang compered the programme. Ms Sylvia D’Silva welcomed the gathering. Ms Vinitha Shilpa Pais rendered the vote of thanks.