On 25th January 2020 was a special day with lots of nostalgia as the SHC Alumni members belonging to 1970-74 batches have come for a reunion after more than 45 years of their studies in Sacred Heart College. The day started with registration at 9.00 a.m. More than 200 members belonging to 1970-74 batches had turned up for the reunion. At 10.00 a.m. the reunion meeting was organized with the moderation by the batch coordinators. The then college prayer was recited to invoke God’s blessing.
The alumni have honoured Rev. Dr. P.P. George SDB, our former Principal, Prof. Joseph and family, Prof. T. Ragavan, Prof. Peter Ramayya, Prof. I Gnanaprakasam, Prof. Premus, Prof. Santiago, Prof. Veeraragan, Rev. Dr. C. Antonyraj SDB, Rector, Rev. Dr. Praveen Peter SDB, Vice Principal and other esteemed members.
Followed by the welcome address, Rev. Dr. P.P. George SDB, Former Principal was honoured to deliver the special address to all the alumni. The former faculty members and professors expressed their happiness over the gathering and felt much honoured by this gathering and invitation.
Rev. Dr. C.Antonyraj SDB, Rector addressed the gathering and expressed his happiness for such a wonderful gathering. Appreciating the organizers he invited them to have many more such gatherings even at the SHC campus.
The time was open for the floor where the whole auditorium was filled with emotional expressions of their times and meeting their friends after many years. Alumni members gratefully remembered the days and the Salesian Priests who had transformed and touched their lives that have led them to their present status.
Members had also brought gifts for their class mates and exchanged their gifts with greater joy. It was more emotional to find that at their sixties they fell on the feet of their teachers and got blessings.
The meeting was successfully concluded with no heart to depart from the hall.
Special words of appreciations from Sacred Heart College Alumni Association for organizing such a wonderful event at Chennai. In a special way we thank Mr. Jayakumar, Mr. Veeramani Jabakumar, Mr. Jayavelu Ulagan and all others who had coordinated this event.