Mangaluru, Sept 4: “Teachers are the ones who give lots of love, support, positive energy and encourage the students. Teenage is for hard work. Teachers’ day celebration is a celebration for myself, as I am being honored and felicitated for being a teacher for the very first time, even though I was felicitated as a social worker several times before. My self-esteem is going up”, said Prof. Hilda Rayappan, Founder and Director of Prajna Counseling Centre, Mangalore. She addressed the gathering after inaugurating the Teachers’ Day Celebration held at Expert P. U College, Kodialbail, Mangalore.
Dr. Ushaprabha N Nayak, Vice-Chairperson, Expert Group of Institutions, speaking on the occasion said, “A good teacher has a great influence in shaping the life of an individual. We must always respect our teachers and fulfill their wishes. It is not right to judge a teacher. Students should not show favouritism to any teacher. Every teacher is different in his own way.”
“Teachers hold an elevated, most respectful place in all cultures. We at Expert consider it as an important part of our life to celebrate their day”, said Prof. Ramchandra Bhat, The Principal, Expert P. U College, while welcoming the gathering.
The dignitaries offered floral tribute to Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. On this occasion, the Chief Guest, Prof. Hilda Rayappan was felicitated for her enormous contribution to the field of teaching and social work.
The Expert Science Club was inaugurated by the dignitaries. The programme was followed by various cultural activities by the students and games for teachers. Prizes were given away for the winners of different competitions. Sahil Uththappa and Vaibhavi Mallya compered the formal program. Harsha R. P, the Cultural Secretary proposed the vote of thanks. The Coaching Co-ordinator & Kannada Lecturer Mr. Karunakar Balkur, the Cultural Co-ordinator, Ms. Shwetha Kumari and the Programme Director Ms. Chaithralakshmi were also present on the dais.
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