by Fr. Osborn Furtado
ALIRAJPUR-MADYA PRADESH, AUGUST 16, 2014: On August 15, the 'School of Excellence SOE' began their day at 5:00am in the morning as Marian music was being played. They participated in a meaningful Eucharistic celebration at 5.45am. after which, at 7:00am the school bell rung for the flag hoisting ceremony. Thereafter, Fr. Glen Fernandes the Principal shared a message on 'how to make India a peaceful and prosperous nation.' After the School programme the senior children proceeded to the District Parade Ground where the Don Bosco Scouts and Guides participated in the march past and won the first place.
A dance on the remix version of the song "Raghu Pati Raghav Raja Ram" was performed by 120 students of their school. The district collector too agreed that the performance was fabulous and he also congratulated the students of Don Bosco during his speech. At the time of the Award ceremony three of their students who secured positions in the district merit list of class X examination 2014 were given trophies and certificates by the honorable district collector Mr. N. P. Deheria. The following students were awarded: Nidhi Jamra- 1st. Place (95%); Mahima Upadhyay – 2nd Place (94.50%); Almas Khan – 3rd Place (94%). All in all it was a wonderful and a memorable day. 'Sare Jaha se Accha Hindusata Hamara'