As a part of its sesquicentennial year celebration Bishop Cotton Boys’ School in association with the United Nation Environment Program observed the World Environment Day.
The centre of attention was the cyclathon which drew in hundreds of students, staff members and even celebrities like film star Malashree and Murli Vijay.
The cyclathon was flagged off by Rev. P. K Samuel, Bishop, Church of South India, also the Chairman of the board of management at 6:15 a.m on 5th June . Leading from the helm was the Principal, Prof. John Zachariah. Lending his support was renowned environmentalist Suresh Heblikar, who arrived with his son, Akshay Heblikar, to spread awareness and consciousness about the environment. Addressing the student body Mr. Heblikar talked about environmental degradation over the years and went on to highlight that little things done by individuals do make a difference. Following this, was the screening of a documentary by Eco Watch directed by Mr Heblikar himself. After which an array of activities for students of all age groups was conducted. These included hand printing, poster making, collage making, a quiz, a poetry writing and a photography contest. With an encouraging response from the students, it seems likely that change in the world is well nigh imminent.
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