Mangaluru, Jun 7: The II PUC orientation for nearly 2000 newly admitted students of St Aloysius PU College, spread out in 29 batches, was meticulously organised at its Loyola Hall on the Friday, June 2.
The welcoming and blessing ceremony was held at its Loyola Hall, on Monday, June 5.
The rector of St Aloysius Institutions, Fr Dionysius Vaz SJ presented before them 4 challenges, being original to oneself and not losing one’s originality he said was the most important value towards success.
Secondly he suggested the students to link freedom with greater responsibility and thirdly to love people without losing one’s ability to sacrifice and lastly to be media-educated, media-critical and never getting addicted to it.
The principal Fr Melwin Mendonca SJ enlightened the students towards excellence in academics, character formation and development of social concern. He also gave them guidelines to remain focused and academically oriented and instructed them the rules to be followed in college and wished them the best for the future.
The vice principal Charlotte D’Souza briefed the students about the rules of the college, and concluded by encouraging students to take the path of righteousness and pursue only those dreams that capture one’s heart.
On this occasion 34 SSLC toppers who scored above 97%, including Jayani R Nath who scored 99.84% tanslating to a 624/625, were felicitated. The II PUC toppers, the JEE topper Jelwin Rodrigues and Mohamammed Sharief who represented the college at the International Science and Engineering Fair in California and made them proud were also felicitated.
Dexter and the college choir rendered the prayer service while Vandana welcomed the gathering and Divya Pinto rendered the vote of thanks.
Finance officer, Fr John Lang Bosco SJ and the deans were present on the dias. The orientation concluded with the presentation of the statistical analysis of II PUC board results by Vilma Fernandes.