Enthronement of Student Representatives
“The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves by their actions and achievements.”
Brimming with talents and success, Cottons has progressed by leaps and bounds through the ages. The prefects and captains have played a major role in this disciplined progress. It the dream of every Cottonian to be a prefect of this prestigious institution.
The few prefects chosen by the teachers are recognised for their academic performance, exceptional leadership skills, discipline and involvement in extra and co- curricular activities. On the 15th of June 2013 nearly 120 students from classes 10 and 12 were vested with authority on the solemn occasion of Prefects Investiture Ceremony held at Bishop George Edward Lynch Cotton auditorium.
The program was triggered by the grand entry and procession of the chief guest, principal and prefects lead by School captain designate Paaras Belandor.
After the invoking God’s blessing we had the lighting of the ceremonial lamp and introduction of chief guest and guests of honour and welcome speech; the principal the administered the oath of office to the school captain followed by the head of day’s scholars and head of boarders Arihant R and Nikhil Varghese respectively.
The newly appointed school captain in turn administered the oath of office to the senior and junior prefects. The leaders with God’s help pledged their loyalty to Bishop Cotton Boys School and to work with fellow prefects in a sense of cooperation and with sincerity.
Each of them was presented with a prefect’s tie, prefect’s badge and a certificate of prefectship and signed their name in more than a century old prefect record book etching their names in school history.
The School choir manifested the program with the rendition of the school song and other beautiful hymns. The words of the chief guest, Dr.Nandakumar Jairam, Chairman Columbia Asia enthralled the audience and inspired the leaders of tomorrow to make a change for the betterment of the society.
The ceremony culminated with the recession of the principal, chief guest followed by the prefects led by the School Captain. The Prefects Investiture 2013 enhanced the confidence of the school prefect body and emancipated in them a spirit to take up new challenges. It filled the parents with pride and motivated the fellow students leaving a delightful memory to cherish.
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