St. Columbus completes its Platinum Jubilee
It was a memorable occasion for the students and staff of St. Columba's to be a part of the Platinum Jubilee Closing Ceremony on April 28. The celebration commenced with a Mass held in the Middle School Auditorium followed by a dazzling cultural fiesta in the Edmund Rice Hall.
The Most Reverent Anil J.T Couto, the Archbishop of Delhi blessed the ceremony. This was followed by a symphony orchestrated by Macdonald and his band of 34 boys. Invitees of the day were Rev. Theodore Mascarenhas, Dr WayneTinsey, Dr Guleria and Principals of various prestigious schools of Delhi.
Dr Wayne, the key note speaker offered his sincere congratulations and expressed his gratitude to the Christian Brothers who helped in the formation of generations of young men. The other highlights of the ceremony were Vande Matram, Presentation of mementoes to Staff, Medley of songs, Bequest, Sufi fusion dance. Through a video message titled Guiding Hands, an attempt was made to capture some moments with the Christian Brothers, who have left behind their imprints through the illustrious years they had spent in the school.
This was followed by Principal Br Miranda's speech where he emphasized on holistic education and the values of Blessed Edmund Rice that students gain from St.Columba's. The ceremony concluded with Mrs Sheel, the Headmistress of Middle School giving the vote of thanks. The event was brought to a close with a prayer by Rev Theodore Mascarenhas.