Student Council 2023–24 inaugurated at Padua Educational Institutions
Mangaluru: The Student Council Inauguration for the academic year 2023–24 was a significant event, graced by V. Rev. Fr Vincent Monteiro, the Correspondent of Padua Educational Institutions, serving as the President of the program. The Chief Guest, Dr. Prabhakar Neermarga, a former Deputy Registrar of Mangalore University and the Principal of MAPS Evening College Mangalore, delivered an inspiring address. Mrs. Mariamma Thomas, an Advocate and former Corporator from Mangalore, was the esteemed Guest of Honour.
Among the distinguished guests were Rev. Fr Arun Wilson Lobo, the Principal of Padua College of Commerce and Management, and Prof. Roshan Santhumayor, the Vice- Principal. The event coordinators, Prof. Akshatha and Mrs. Zeena, played a crucial role in organizing the event smoothly. Mr. Wilson Dsouza was sworn in as the Student Council President, with Ms. Melita serving as the Secretary.
The oath-taking ceremony for the Student Council, led by the Principal, saw 17 Student Council members pledging their commitment to their roles. The compèring of the event was eloquently handled by Mr. Alwyn and Ms. Melita Rosario. Dr. Prabhakar Neermarga imparted his best wishes and inspired the student members to embody good leadership qualities. Mrs. Mariamma Thomas encouraged the students to aspire to be young leaders and drive the nation towards a bright future.
The program ended with Ms. Melita, Secretary, delivering the vote of thanks, followed by a wonderful cultural program by the students.