Mangaluru, Apr 14: A farewell programme for the three outgoing faculty members was organised at Lourdes Central School on April 12.
It was the noon with mixed emotions for all present at the audio visual room to witness the official send off to beloved teacher Grace Roche, ancillary staff - Philomena Periera and Janet Peres.
The principal Fr Robert D'Souza, manager Dr John Baptist Saldanha, vice principals Belita Mascarenhas and Anitha Thomas and the entire teaching and non-teaching staff were present.
The three outgoing ladies, dressed in their finery were the centre of attraction.
The programme commenced with the the prayer song followed by felicitating the retiring staff. Lydia Dsouza, Saira Pinto and Lolita Coelho shared their joyful and memorable experiences about Grace Roche, Philomena and Janet respectively.
Grace Roche who poured out her heart and thanked everyone, especially the present and former principals and managers of LCS.
The principal of the school conveyed his best wishes and appreciated the retiring staff for their valuable service.
Fr manager urged the staff to imbibe a quality from each one them and that would be the best present for them.
Teachers wished all good to the stars through a song. The programme wound up with the refreshments.