BHAVANS IES VIRTUALLY ORGANISES ITS FIRST-EVER ALUMNI MEET
Indian Education School, Kuwait, virtually organised its first-ever alumni meet on June 19, 2021, in the Zoom auditorium. Around 200 alumni from different batches joined the gathering
The event started at 4.30 p.m. with the recitation of a few verses from the Holy Quran by Mr. Mohammed Sodky, Coordinator, Department of French, Primary Wing, followed by a prayer song by Mr. Sunil Menon, Head of the Department, Sanskrit. Ms. Asha Ebey, Head of the Department, Computer Science, welcomed the virtual gathering comprising Mr. N.K. Ramachandran Menon, Chairman, Bhavans Middle East, Mr. T. Premkumar, Principal, Indian Education School, Ms. Anselma Tessy Judeson, Vice Principal, Senior Wing, Ms. Meenakshi Nayyar, Vice Principal, Middle Wing, Ms. Lalitha Premkumar, Vice Principal, Primary and Kindergarten Wings, Ms. Jaemi Byju, Vice Principal, Bhavans Pearls Wisdom School, Dubai, Ms. Rajni Menon, Supervisor, Kindergarten, Smart Indian School, Kuwait, various Heads of Departments, subject coordinators, teachers, and the alumni of IES.
Mr. N.K Ramachandran Menon, Chairman, Bhavans Middle East, in his address, advised the alumni to reach the pinnacle of success in their lives. Mr. T. Premkumar, Principal, IES, persuaded the alumni to chase success in their personal and professional realms and asked them to keep the flag of IES fly higher and higher.
The French song ‘Les Champs Elysees’ sung by Ms. Seema Menon, Coordinator, French, Middle and Senior Wings, brought back the memories of educational trips to Paris. Ms. Jezy Joseph, Ms. Athira Pratap and Mr. Liju Joseph entertained the audience with their lovely songs. The ex-students enthusiastically partook in various online games and quizzes, organised by Dr. Murugaiyan Subbarayalu K. Samy, Head of the Department, Physical Education, and Mr. E.P. Prasad, Head of the Department, English, Middle and Senior Wings, and won plaudits from the online viewers The video titled, ‘Down the Memory Lane’ took the virtual audience to their yesteryears. A few members of the alumni shared their experiences and memories associated with the school.
The first official meeting of the alumni association of IES also elected the office bearers of the association through a democratic, e-voting procedure. Ms. Tasneem Bankoda (President), Ms. Arpitha Sherry (Vice President) Ms. Anagha Suresh (Secretary) and Ms. Anu Hariharan (Joint Secretary) were elected as the office bearers. Mr. T Premkumar, Principal, IES, expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the organizers of the event and the alumni of IES for making the event a grand success. The emcees for the day were the two eminent vice principals Ms. Anselma Tessy and Ms. Meenakshi Nayyar, The eventful evening ended with the vote of thanks proposed by Ms. Ann Bindhia Peter, Head of the Department, Social Science, Middle Wing.