IES grandly held the virtual Achievers’ Day, on October 9, 2021, felicitating the students for their scholastic brilliance and achievements of academic session 2020-21. The ceremony was graced by the presence of Mr. N.K. Ramachandran Menon, Chairman, Bhavans Middle East, CA Divya Rajesh Ramachandran, Director, Bhavans Middle East, Mr. T. Premkumar, Principal, IES, Ms. Anselma Tessy Judeson, Vice Principal, Senior Wing, Ms. Meenakshi Nayyar, Vice Principal, Middle Wing and Ms. Lalitha Premkumar, Vice Principal, Primary and Kindergarten, the teaching fraternity of IES and the parents of the awardees. The event started at 9.30 a.m. with the recitation of a few verses from the Holy Quran by Sahal Ansar of grade 11 followed by the national anthem of Kuwait and the ceremonial lighting of the lamp. The melodious prayer song by Irene Mariya Joby of grade 12 and the Bhavans anthem by the Student Parliament were soon followed by a congenial welcome address delivered by Ms. Asha Ebey Samuel, Head of the Department, Computer Science. The invocation dance by Bhavyashri Madhuraj of grade 7 added colour to the jubilant celebration. Ms. Sindhu Ashok, Head of the Department, Biology, introduced the Chief Guest CA Paavithra Sridhar, an alumna of IES and a qualified chartered accountant currently employed in a tech product company named Odessa Inc. as a finance analyst, to the virtual audience. The Chief Guest, in her address, congratulated the holders of various positions for their commendable achievements in varied domains and stressed the need to introspect and discover the true essence of happiness in one’s pursuit of success. Later, the all-rounders, scholars and other prize winners were felicitated virtually. Ms. Ann Bindhia Peter, Head of the Department, Social Science, Middle Wing, proposed the vote of thanks. The emcee for the day was Ms. Athira Pratap, the Subject Coordinator of Grades 5 and 6, Department of English. The glittering ceremony came to a close with the national anthem of India.