43rd fresher’s social at Mount Tiyi College
Mount Tiyi College Wokha celebrated the 43rd fresher’s social on August 5. While welcoming the freshers, Amos Ovung, Vice-Principal, congratulated the students for their success in the previous HSSLC exams and encouraged them to take up the degree course with a different mindset and seriousness.
Dr. Apeni Lotha, Principal, in her speech advised the students to be sincere, hard working and responsible.
Zaremo of 5th Semester and Tumchobeni Mozhui of 1st Semester enthralled the audience with song. Speech on behalf of the seniors was delivered by Suben Ngullie of 5th Semester, while Liyingbeni Tungoe of 1st semester spoke on behalf of the freshers. The 3rd semester students extended their welcome through a special song dedicated to the freshers.
Rosana Kikon, Associate Prof, Department of History exhorted the students to develop civic sense, to have the zeal to learn new things and to respect each other. The day was marked by the Mr and Miss Freshers contest. After three rounds of introduction, talent exhibition and brain-test, Yanpothung and Benchilo were adjudged the winners of Mr Fresher and Miss Fresher titles respectively. The event was chaired by Bideno Humtsoe of 5th Semester.
Mount Olive College 26th Fresher’s Day
Mount Olive College, Kohima observed its 26th Fresher’s Day on August 5 with Nino Iralu, Member Secretary, Nagaland State Legal Services Authority and Special Judge/TDP Vigilance Commission, Nagaland as the guest speaker.
Iralu said student’s life is a time where one should not forget to think and commit oneself to the good ways. She called upon the students’ community to re-visit varied services to the community, to develop the virtue of honesty, unselfishness and commitment and to treasure honour and practice traditional values.
With the Naga traditions and customs undergoing threat and changeover in the present generation, she urged the students to treasure and practice traditional values.
Speeches on behalf of seniors and freshers were delivered by Kapintsu, BA 5th semester and Bokivi, class XI (commerce) respectively.
A special prayer for freshers was pronounced by Kashito Aye, Associate Pastor (youth), SBCK.
GPK celebrates annual fresher’s social
Government Polytechnic Kohima celebrated its 17th Annual Fresher’s Social at the institute’s auditorium on August 5.
Senior Budget Analyst, Finance Department, Ketoulhou Metha was the chief guest. He congratulated the students for their successful entry to the prestigious institute and encouraged them to make the best use of their stay. Terming the ‘student-youth’ stage as a very short period, he advised them to concentrate on their studies as their future will depend on how they utilize their time today.
“We need to live a disciplined life to compete with others or even get a good job,” Metha maintained. Stating that bad habits will distract one from their goal, he called on the students to fear God so as to refrain from such habits.
He further stressed on the need for dignity of labour in every field, while encouraging the students to work hard and do everything with dignity. “Winners never quit, quitters never win,” he quoted.
Mentioning the importance of technology, he said it has become a thing of the day. Hence, he urged the students to use them for the right purpose, to gain knowledge and ease lives. The highlight of the day was the Mr & Miss Fresher 2017 contest. After two rounds of contest – the cultural and formal rounds, Rukuto and Meriyani emerged as winners of the competition.