Mangaluru: On January 7, 2020, Milagres College organized its Annual Sports Day at Mangala Stadium, Ladyhill, Mangaluru.
Chief Guest Mr Joseph G Gonsalves, Chief Warden, Mangaluru, Guest of Honor Mr Nigel Pereira, Vice President, Milagres Parish Pastoral Parishad, President Rev Fr Joseph Lobo, Correspondent, Milagres Educational Institutions, Rev Fr Michael L Santhumayor, Principal, Milagres College, Mr Ravi Walke, Physical Director were present at the inaugural.
Rev Fr Michael L Santhumayor welcomed the gathering. Speaking on the occasion Chief Guest emphasized the five S’s of sports: Stamina, Speed, Strength, Skill, and Spirit and said the greatest of these is Spirit. He also motivated students to actively take part in all the events.
Presiding over the program Rev Fr Joseph Lobo said sports help in fostering team spirit, cooperation, and leadership skills. It also instills a spirit of discipline and dedication which are the core values of a student.
Various Track and field events such as Relay, Running, Long Jump, Shotput, Discus, Tug of War for staff and students were organized. Students of I B Sc. HS, I B Com ‘A’ and I B Sc. FND won prizes for their outstanding March past.
The Valedictory ceremony was held in the afternoon. Mrs. Hilda Rodrigues, Secretary, Milagres Parish Pastoral Parishad was the Chief Guest of the program. She appreciated all the participants and congratulated the winners.
Ms Eva Manorama compered the program. Ms Princita and Mr Ravi Walke proposed vote of thanks.
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