VELAMMAL LEADERS TAKE NEW ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This momentous day of Velammal Vidyalaya, Alapakkam (12.7.2020) dawned to bestow responsibilities on the deserving young talents of the school to lead their school from the front with their commitment, confidence and competence. In order to scale the heights and reach the pinnacle of success, the school always strives to inculcate a sense of responsibility and commitment among the students with their heads held high, ready to shoulder responsibilities as leaders. With the beginning of the new academic session for the year 2020-2021, investiture ceremony was organized on the 12th of July. Investiture Ceremony was held with great enthusiasm through online, with a lot of excitement and exuberance .
The solemn occasion commenced with the lighting of the auspicious Lamp of Knowledge by the chief guest Mr. Santhosh Babu, a Medical Doctor turned IAS officer of the 1995 batch. It was followed by the soulful rendition of the School Prayer. It was a proud moment for the parents to present their children with badges and sashes invested with great responsibilities while embarking on a new journey as leaders. Students also performed a western dance on live, to keep up the viewers’ spirit.
The young, energetic and zealous set of students were all set to take up the responsibilities entrusted to them. As they donned the mantle of leadership and responsibility they pledged to serve the institution whole heartedly, with a strong sense of commitment and dedication.
As the Covid-19 outbreak made everything online, we conducted the student council election also online - online nomination, online interview, online polling through google form.
The polling was held in two phases, Internal and external. In the internal polling people from the school management like teaching and non teaching staff and students cast their votes to their favourite candidate. Where as in external polling general public, parents, friends and relatives of the candidates were made to vote. Around 40 thousand people responded the google form.
On 12th July, 2020 ( Sunday) at 10.30 am the enthronement of the leaders went viral. Dr. Santhosh Babu, a doctor turned IAS officer and Mr. Niranjam Navalgund, a professional chess player and trainer graced the ceremony and blessed the leaders. Their extraordinary speech was highly motivational.