The 73rd Independence Dayof the nation was celebrated with great patriotic fervor by the Secondary section on 15th August. The Chief Guest, Ms. Lavina D’souzawas welcomedwith an impressive Guard of Honour by the School Cabinet, the R.S.P and Guiding students. The solemn unfurling of the National Flag and the powerful rendering of the National Anthem preceded the cultural programme put up by the students of STD 10. The entire programme was a solemn plea to the citizens of India, especially the millennials to take note of thedepletion of the country’snatural resources and the destruction of fraternity  due to the greed and intolerance prevailing in the nation now.The programme ended with the Principal’s call to the students -to be the torch bearers of the nation’s progress.

During the Prize Distribution ceremony that followed, students who excelled in academics  and exhibited the Carmel value of  selfless service during the academic year 2018-19 were felicitated. Sr. Thelma, Sr. Suchitra and Ms.Lavina D’souza handed over the  certificates and scholarship to the students.