by BIS Correspondent
NAVI MUMBAI, FEB 25, 2016: Students, parents and well wishers of Don Bosco Senior Secondary School, Nerul attended a Funfair and the Cultural Programme that marked the closing ceremony of the year long Decennial Anniversary celebrations on February 20.
The school was abuzz with activity till 9 pm as hundreds thronged the school grounds to enjoy the event. Father Bonnie Borges, the manager, started the funfair celebrations at 4 pm. The cultural programme then commenced at 6.30 pm with the introduction and felicitation of the dignitaries.
Father Savio Silveira, Vice Provincial of Mumbai Province, was present to greet Prabhat Ranjan, Commissioner of Police, who was the Chief Guest for the event. Father Anaclete D'Mello, director and administrator of Bosco Samajik Vikas Sanstha, was the Guest of Honour.
After the prize distribution ceremony, the Decennial Year events and achievements of the past ten years were showcased through a video presentation. One of the highlights of the glittering ceremony was the release of the first issue of the Decennial Souvenir by the dignitaries.
The Chief Guest congratulated all the award winners and in his speech emphasised on the importance of not letting failure define one's life. Father Silveira, in his address, congratulated the manager, Father Borges and principal, Father Anthony Fonseca, the staff and students of the school on completing the tenth year of its journey towards excellence. He also explained how the education that students receive in Don Bosco helps them to stand apart from the rest.
A carnival-type atmosphere gripped the venue during the second part of the event, as students and their parents played exciting games at the games stalls and also savoured the snacks at the food stalls. A splendid cultural show followed and dances of various countries were presented. The closing ceremony of the Decennial Year celebrations will go down as another milestone in the history of the institution.