Gangtok, 23 Dec:
Annual Day was celebrated at Namcheybong Senior Secondary School with area MLA Em Prasad Sharma as chief guest today.
The program started with a cleanliness drive covering the entire school campus. The school, it may be mentioned here, has been adopted by the area MLA as part of Safai Abhiyann. The chief guest, ward panchayat, the entire school family, SMDC members, and guardians participated in the cleanliness drive.
Principal Sabita Sharma presented the annual report of the school and congratulated students who performed well and asked all the rest to work harder in the next session.
Prizes were given away to toppers from LKG to IX and students who excelled in co-curricular activities.
An award instituted in the memory of the Principal's father, the late Tulsi Ram Sharma, was conferred on Dawkit Lepcha for the scoring highest marks in Nepali in CBSE 2019. The award carries a cash component of Rs 5,000 and a felicitation letter.
She was also conferred another cash prize of Rs 5,000 by local entrepreneur, Dewakar Basnett, for topping CBSE 2019 at the school.
Addressing the students, the MLA urged them to work hard and aspire to achieve success in life. He also requested guardians to support teachers in holistic development of the students.