Puttur, Jun 8: Department of Computer Science St Philomena College organized a State level inter–collegiate IT fest 'Pinnacle' on June 7 at the College premises and inaugural function was held in SJM Hall of the College. Shivaiah K Senior Software Engineer, IBM Bengaluru was the chief guest. After lighting the lamp, he went nostalgic in his inaugural speech remembering the opportunities provided during his educatinal years and how it shaped them to learn the necessary skills needed in the job market.
Fathimath Sanida, BCA I Rank holder in the Mangalore University Examinations 2021- 22 was felicitated on the occasion. Vidushi Anushree K was also honored for her contributions towards Art and Culture in the College.
Fr Antony Prakash Monteiro, principal of the college, participated as the guest of honour said that the tradition to excel is the hallmark of the department. "We are in a society where there is zero tolerance. Sharing of thoughts and knowledge by coming together in the platforms which enrich knowledge thereby contributing towards the society for the common good," said Fr Anthony Prakash while addressing the gathering.
President of the function Jerome Lawrence Mascarenhas, correspondent of the College said in his presidential remark that things which promote life should always be encouraged and thus the knowledge explored should be a gateway towards success.
Disha and Team of IIBCA rendered prayer. Johnviston Dias III BCA and Veeksha III BSc, student coordinators of Pinnacle Fest welcomed and proposed vote of thanks respectively. Geetha Poornima K and Rajeshwari M department of Computer Science performed various tasks. Brinda of II BCA compered the Programme.
In the fest there were ten events. Seventeen teams participated and two hundred and fifty students took active participation making the success legacy of Pinnacle a continuum.