The fourth edition of the Loyola Global Awards was held at the Sri Mulam club on 15th June 2019. There were over 300 loyolites and their families, along with almost the entire faculty of retired and present staff of the school. The chief guest for the evening was Air Marshal B Suresh PVSM AVSM VM ADC, AOC in C Southern Air Command, himself an alumnus of the school for a two year period.
Sanjay Vijaykumar, our GLA Young Achiever this year was very focussed even when he was in school, be it studies or basketball! That is what his teachers remember about him. He was a backbencher and didn't miss out anything at Loyola! Sanjay worked hard to achieve his goals in academics and co-curricular activities. No wonder he became an entrepreneur while in college.
Dr. Sujith Varghese Thomas completed his MBBS and MS from Christian Medical College, Vellore. After a 2 year rural stint in Orissa, he was back for his MS and then took on the responsibility of Broadwell Christian Hospital, Fatehpur, UP through the organization EHA. Along with his wife Sunitha, an MS from CMC Vellore, he decided to pursue his true calling to serve the unserved. That was 10 years back in 2008.
3rd September 2018 witnessed the launch of ‘Spread A Smile’. An initiative aimed at creating an ecosystem where children from various orphanages and schools in the city, can come together and engage in activities that aid their individual growth and collective development.
LOBA welcomes all members of the Loyola family to the 4th edition of the Global Leadership Awards, to be held on Saturday June 15, 2019 at the Sri Mulam Club hall from 6.30 pm. We will be honouring this year's winners - Sujith Varghese Thomas of 1993 and Sanjay Vijayakumar of 2000. As the first batch of students to pass out from school complete 50 years, we will also be felicitating the golden jubilee batch.
The chief guest for the evening is Air Marshal B Suresh, chief of the Southern Air Command.
A blood donation camp was organized at the Loyola School on 26th January 2019. This initiative was arranged by LOBA in association with Terumo Penpol's CSR wing. The collection was carried out by General Hospital, Trivandrum. LOBA President Dr. Ram Mohan kickstarted the event by donating blood. The event observed a very good and successful involvement from members as well as the general public.
LOBA is proud to introduce the winners of this year’s Global Leadership Awards. They were selected by a jury comprising of the Principal of Loyola School Fr Devassy Paul SJ, former chief secretary Dr K Jayakumar IAS and noted author Mrs Khyrunnisa.
The first meeting of the LOBA LINK(Loyola International Network) was held on December 21st, 2018 at the Central Residency Hotel. It was attended by 58 entrepreneurs and professionals. After the president, Ram Mohan, welcomed the members, Pradeep Suthan detailed the structure and plans for LINK.
During the subsequent open discussions, suggestions were made. Members also gave their experiences about how the network had aided them.
Alan Alexander 2004 batch Loyolite comes under the 30 under 30 list of Forbes India magazine. After his schooling and graduation Alan went to Paris study at Studio Bercot, where he spent the next three years learning fashion design. After training with some of the biggest designers, including Jean-Paul Gaultier, Azzedine Alaia and Rick Owens, Kaleekal returned to India in 2015, and launched his eponymous label
Group Captain Ranjit Panicker of 1992 batch was the test pilot for the successful test flight of the Saras aircraft. The National Aeronautics Laboratories (NAL)-developed Saras aircraft aircraft on Wednesday completed a successful first flight in its new avatar