Mangaluru, Jun 17: The investiture ceremony, marking the formation of new ‘Student cabinet’ for the academic session 2022-23 was solemnised at Ryan International School here with great pomp and dignity on Friday, June 17.
S Mahesh Kumar, assistant commissioner of police (ACP), Panambur Police Station, Mangaluru North, was the chief guest for the ceremony. He was escorted with the guard of honor and welcomed by Helen Lobo, principal, Ryan International School.
A spirit of unity and dynamism filled the air as the grand ceremony commenced with the lord’s prayer and mellifluous prayer song rendered by the school choir.
The investiture ceremony signifies the reliance and confidence that the school consigns in the newly invested office bearers. Donning the mantle of accountability, they also pledge to bestow their duties to the best of their abilities.
Mahesh Kumar, accorded and conferred the badges and scarfs to the students council enabling the young shoulders to wield responsibility. The magnificent spectacle of the praiseworthy young leaders on the stage, with their scarfs and badges, taking the oath of responsibility was truly graceful and enthralling.
It was a proud moment for all the parents of newly elected cabinet members to witness their children being invested with great responsibilities while embarking on a new journey as leaders. Mahesh Kumar congratulated them and advised them to be impartial and honest in discharging their duties. He also exhorted them to uphold the values. He recalled some of his fondest memories of his school days and radiated the words of wisdom for the newly elected council members.
The speeches by the head girl and head boy motivated the newly elected members to take up their task with zeal and enthusiasm. The ceremony came to a close with the choral singing of the National Anthem.