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Sesquicentenary Inauguration Ceremony

The lighting of the Inaugural Lamp signaled the onset of a series of scintillating events.  The school anthem presented by the school choir and some ex-students, including celebrity singer, Shaan, added to the excitement.  The Principal, Fr. Jude Fernandes, presented the Welcome Address, this was followed by the AV – ‘Natus Ad Maiora” 150 years and beyond.  Messages from the Chief Guest, Dr. Keki Gharda and the School Manager, Fr. Errol Fernandes, were read out by the emcee for the evening, Tr. Sanjyot Deolalikar.

The Guest of Honour for the function, Mr. Sunil Kaushal – CEO, South Asian Region, Standard Chartered and ex-student of the batch of 1981, spoke about his association with the School.  The Guest of Honour unveiled the Sesquicentennial Logo and released the Commemorative Gold Coin.  The School was presented with a trophy by the International Resources for Fairer Trade (IRFT) – and NGO, in recognition of being the ‘First Fair Trade School’ in Mumbai.

Colourful, Vibrant, Energetic & foot-tapping performances by the Primary, Secondary and ex-Students were a fitting finale to this eventful function. 

Mr. Brian Almeida, Vice-President, SSESA, proposed the Vote of Thanks.The evening culminated with the singing of the National Anthem.