Foundation stone laid for the new Higher Secondary School

4 February 2022 was another big milestone in the story of the Venkat Trust with the laying of the foundation stone for the new Kovalam Higher Secondary School.

JR welcomes the District Collector

The ceremony was attended by important government officials the District Collector, Chief Educational Officer and District Educational Officer, who joined JR, the Headmaster, pupils and the VMT team for a tour of the school, the handing over of the keys of the new school bus and even a turn in the cricket nets. The start of building work was marked by the Hindu ceremony of Pooja to bless the ground and bring happiness to the occupants of the Higher Secondary School.

Ceremony of Pooja

Handing over the keys of the new bus to the headmaster

The guests were impressed with what they saw, “It’s an honour to visit this school where such great learning and extra curriculum activities are undertaken by the Venkat Trust, PTA and school management,” wrote the District Collector. “My best wishes to all the future endeavours of this school. Let this school be an example to other Government schools in the District to excel.”

Reports JR, “The District Collector gave instructions to the Chief Educational Officer to take special care of our school as it has all the facilities to excel in State level. He was happy to see all the facilities done by our trust.”

The District Collector takes a turn in the nets