KUWAIT: Bidding farewell is not easy and parting is always painful. And that too for students leaving their second home, school, a place where they have spent the most wonderful days forging strong friendship and bond is truly painful. Amantraya, the poignant blessing ceremony is an occasion filled with mixed feelings, emotions, joys of achievement and tears of separation.
The Indian Community School Kuwait, Amman, bid farewell to the outgoing batch of class 10 students of the academic year2022-23 on 29th January 2023. The program was flawlessly organized and presented with great enthusiasm by the teachers and students of class 9. Amantraya commenced with the recitation of the Holy Quran. Following that, Principal Rajesh Nair, Vice Principal Dr Mary Isaac, Supervisor of the secondary section Sumitra Nandakumar and all the class teachers of class 10 lit the lamp spreading the aura of peace and tranquility.
The Vice President of the student Senate warmly welcomed the gathering. The children of primary and secondary took the stage by storm with their awesome, synchronized and fabulous, foot tapping dances and belted out soulful and melodious songs which entertained and enthralled everyone. A short peak into the year of class 10 with an audio-visual presentation took back everyone through the indelible moments of their school life.
The supervisors from Intermediate and secondary sections and the class teachers of class 10 delivered their bountiful best wishes and blessings to the outgoing batch through their inspirational words tinged with nostalgic feelings. They called upon the almighty to shower his blessings on the children. They bade the children to remember all the teachers from the very beginning of their school life who helped shape their personality and character.
Principal Rajesh Nair delivered the key note address to the students. Vice Principal Dr. Mary Isaac also addressed the gathering and wished the students well. Their motivational words urged the children to surge ahead with hard work, optimism and cheerfulness. They also advised the children to hold all their teachers, past, present and future in high esteem. A few students of the outgoing batch of 2022-23 reminisced upon their most memorable and awesome moments of their Alma mater that moved everyone.
The Principal then distributed awards of merit in various categories and mementos were handed over to all the outgoing children. Drawing the event to the close was the vote of thanks by the President of the student senate. ‘Amantraya’ ended with the customary blessings from the Principal, Vice-Principal and all the teachers wishing the children all the very best for their bright future.