DCT’s Vasantrao Dempo Higher Secondary School of Arts, Science and Commerce, Cujira held its ‘Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony 2018-19’.
Chief guest of the function was trustee of Dempo Charities Trust, Pallavi Dempo. Dignitaries present included administrator of DCT’s, Rajesh Bhatikar; principal, Rupa Khope; vice principal, Rekha Gurrala, students’ council teacher in-charge, Aparna Dhawalikar and students’ general secretary, Nikhil Verma.
Speaking on the occasion, Pallavi congratulated all participants and encouraged everyone to become creative in this developing world.
Special appreciation awards and cash prizes were presented to state, school, and subject toppers of 2017-18 from class 12 science, commerce and arts streams. Saavi Natekar and Shivani Bhide were felicitated for topping the Goa Board March 2018 Examination in science and commerce streams, respectively, and Freeda Coelho was felicitated for topping the school in arts stream. Students who topped class 11 in science, commerce and arts streams during the academic year of 2017-18 were also awarded certificates and trophies.
Best Student Award was presented to Vibha Sidhaye (arts), Sidhant Rao (science) and Gayatri Jha (commerce). The award for Overall Outstanding Student was given to Ryle James Ammagol and the Outstanding in Academics award was presented to Veronica Jenoshka De Oliveira. Malu Gaonkar won the Outstanding Student with Exceptional Qualities award. Best Sportsperson award presented to Ayusha Bandiwdekar and Best NSS Volunteer award (boy and girl volunteer) was presented to Malu Anil Gaonkar and Naina Narvekar, respectively.