Indian Learners Own Academy (ILOA) organized a farewell function for the outgoing batch of grade XII, on 19 January at the school auditorium. The event witnessed high fervor and spirited enthusiasm.
The event began at 9:00 AM with an auspicious prayer song, seeking the divine grace of the Almighty followed by the Kuwait National Anthem and Indian National Anthem. Managing Editor of The Times Kuwait, Reaven D’souza, graced the occasion as chief guest, and lit the auspicious traditional lamp along with the School Chairman D.K. Sharma, Principal Asha Sharma, and the well-known Indian philanthropist, Manju Nandha.
Principal Sharma welcomed the gathering and motivated students with her thought provoking words. She advised the students to stay focused in their studies and to achieve their goal with persistent efforts. The class representatives of various classes wished their seniors good luck and urged them to uphold the ethics and morals they imbibed from their alma mater.
The students of Class 12I were then presented with the course completion certificate by the chief guest Mr. D’Souza, who congratulated the students on their accomplishments pointing at the ILOA slogan, ‘Dare to dream, Strive for excellence’. He also advised the students to inculcate empathy in their character as they move on to further successes in their life.
The chief guest also lauded the exceptional dedication and hard work put in by Mrs Sharma over the years in the educational field in Kuwait. He noted her passion in education and the outstanding results that ILOA has achieved since its inception just a decade ago.
The students were then taken along memory lane by reliving some of the best moments of their lives spent at ILOA. The program came to an end with the vote of thanks proposed by the Head Boy and Head Girl.