Come June and it is time for us to celebrate our academic achievement. 29th June 2014, was our eighth graduation day. On this day, we celebrated not just graduation of students of our graduate and post-graduate programs; we also celebrated our key milestones like Class 12, Class 10 and Class 4.
Mr T Koshy in his welcome speech congratulated all the students and staff of the stellar performance of our students in School and College. He also gave a brief summary of the achievements of MJC students and staff which in addition to the academic performance included (i) NAAC accreditation by B Ed and M Ed College, Special Training organized for the teachers during summer holidays (iii) installation of solar heating system and automating chapatti making machine for the kitchen (iv) special decoration of nursery classes (v) significant in house production of vegetables and fruits (vi) self-sufficiency in coconut milk and ghee requirement of the hostel and so on.
Dr (Mrs) Mary Job, Chairman of MJC in her introductory speech highlighted importance of learning to ‘think’. She also shared her views on challenges in making choices that we all face and a healthy approach to address this challenge.
Dr John V George IPS (Retd) shared his memories about Dr P P Job the founder of MJC and the vision he had for MJC. We had Dr Cyriac Thomas. Member, National Commission for Minority Education as our Chief Guest for the day. Mr Arvind Kumar IAS gave a very motivating speech wherein he shared the opportunities for our students in the Government Sector and he exhorted our students to prepare for this. He also promised to support MJC in establishing a training program for this.
Mr Zakir Thomas IRS shared two wonderful real life stories of girls who have managed great achievements in spite of the challenging background they come from. Mr Mohan Menon who is a highly respected Industrialist from Coimbatore graciously accepted our invitation and was with us. He gave andeloquent speech andpromised to support MJC to build on the excellent foundation it has built
The graduation ceremony was concluded with a Vote of Thanks by Mr Mathew Philip Dy CEO. He specially thanked Mr and Mrs George who have joined our team as volunteers giving significant support for the strengthening infrastructure and academic program. He also recognized Shayam and Venky who have come over to give us a helping hand as volunteers. This was followed by a lunch for all those students, families and visitors who attended the ceremony
We have been lucky again to be blessed with many luminaries who were kind enough to be with us on this great day.