The evening of 30 September witnessed Indian learners Own Academy (ILOA) celebrating its fifth anniversary in all grandeur. The program commenced with the rendition from the verses of the Holy Quran by Peer Mohammed. The lyrics of the number, "Heal the World" ,reminded one and all of the onus and the commitment towards humanity.
The Chief Guest, R. Kuppanna lit the lamp of knowledge along with the dignitaries, Madam Badria , Chairman, D.K Sharma and Sponsor , Ibrahim Al Gurier. The Principal, Asha Sharma welcomed the Chief Guest, Mr. Kuppanna at length and introduced guests of honour to the audience. Principal highlighted in the Annual report the students' excellent performance in a nexus and lauded their ability to distinguish themselves.
The highlight of the evening was the award ceremony honoring the awardees for their exemplarity in academics. And the teachers - Sarita Nair, Gowri Uday Gawde, Vinitha Sajeesh, Hima Dinjen, Padma Priya Yadoli, Sreedarshini Vatsavayi, Swapna Edwin, Rekha Pinto, Kumari and Rajan Pillai, who were with the school since its inception and have completed half a decade were felicitated by the Chairman D. K. Sharma. On the same occasion, Mrs. Richa, the co-coordinator of the 'Save Tiger' project organized by the British Council's International School Award Program was accorded along with fifteen medalists.
The Chief Guest, R. Kuppanna emphasized on Aristotle's quote, how "Excellence should become a habit" and that dexterity never goes unpaid. The laudable moments were the commendable artists playing multiple instruments, blending symphony in harmony. The lively fusion dance and 'French number', with its harmonious tune and rhythm sent waves of rapturous delight through the audience.
The prize items, Nukkad Natak and Recitation in Hindi that won accolades in the Interschool competitions was an enthralling sight. The grand finale, Arab dance captivated the entire gathering.
The icing to the show were the anchors of the entire event whose performance was magnificent indeed making the event a huge success.
No programme culminates without the expression of gratitude in its grandeur for it gives immense happiness recounting in each individual's valuable time spent in making it a rolling success.