Mangaluru, Nov 21: The annual sports festival was held under the joint auspices of Rosa Mystica Pre-university College and Rosa Mystica High School, Kinnikambla.
The provincial superior and the corporate manager of Bethany Mangaluru Province, Sr Cicilia Mendonca performed the flag-raising ceremony for the sports meet. In her presidential address, she said, “Let your sporting spirit and talent shine through school and college level sports events. Whether you win or lose, do not stop your efforts and move forward on the path of achievement. May you shine in the state, national and world level games”, she said. The president of the program received the guard of honour during the March past.
Fr Sibi, the director of Sneha Sadan Charitable Trust inaugurated the sports meet. In his inaugural address, he said that sports inspires the unity of all irrespective of caste, creed and religion. He wished everyone to be aware of the spirit of sports. Lancy Sequeira, director of physical education, who inspired excellence in school sports, was felicitated on the occasion.
Lion Melvin Saldanha, president, Lions Club Gurupura Kaikamba lit the sports torch. Rosa Mystica Education Institute correspondent Sr Grace Monica B S, taluk panchayat member Sunil Ganjimath, Rosa Mystica High School Alumni vice president Jeprian Tauro, Rosa Mystica pre-university College Principal Sr Sadhana B S, Rosa Mystica Kannada Medium High School PTA vice president Usha and Pre-University College PTA vice president Vinaya Karanta, teaching and the administrative staff were present.
The students of Rosa Mystica pre-University College performed an excellent dance under the guidance of lecturer Avita Melisha Lobo. The headmistress of the Rosa Mystica Kannada Medium High School Sr Dr Lolita Pereira welcomed the gathering. Ida Pereira and Sujatha Sanil compered the programme. Avil Renil D'Silva expressed gratitude for the success of the programme.