Don Bosco College Kohima gold medallists and toppers with Minister for Higher and Technical Education Temjen Imna Along on June 4.
Kohima, June 5 (MExN): Don Bosco College Kohima (DBCK) inaugurated the academic year 2018-19 at DBHSS auditorium here on June 4. Gold medallists and toppers from the first outgoing batch of the college in the recently declared Nagaland University BA exam results were also felicitated at the event.
The gold medallists and toppers were Pelhouneinuo Keiwhuo (gold medallist) and Rokuosanuo Suohu (Rank 4) – English department, Manikho (gold medallist) and Vesulu Rhakho (Rank 6) – Political Science department, Kevisedenuo Christina (Rank 7) – Education department, and Duchisi Pichhuru (Rank 8) and Mhasinuo Sogotsu (Rank 10) – History department.
They were given cash prizes, sashes and bouquets as a token of appreciation for their hard work, stated a press release from the college.
Temjen Imna Along, Minister for Higher and Technical Education, Government of Nagaland, who was the special invitee, exhorted the meritorious students. He said that the Don Bosco institutions were anointed by God and that the students should take it as an encouragement to propel them towards greater heights of success.
“Young minds are brewing minds that are waiting to be activated,” he reminded the students, telling them they should not be limited by their family backgrounds, but strive hard in their studies to bring solutions to problems that plague our society.
Rector of DBS Kohima, Fr. CM Joseph in his address congratulated the principal and staff of DBCK on the meritorious performance of the students in the NU exam. He exhorted the DBCK family to commit to hard work and study in order to bring more laurels to the college in the future.
Keneingu Albert, president, Catholic Union, CKC also congratulated the toppers on behalf of the Catholic community of Kohima village for bringing to fruition the vision of the community and the Don Bosco family who strived to start a college that would show academic excellence not only in Nagaland but in the North-East region as well, the release said. Addressing the new students, he stated, “There is no short cut to success.”
A Song of Triumph was presented by the Bosco Music Society, while there was also instrumental number by Pisgah Kath and a special song by Awa and Nghyun