OSSAE OKR INTER DIOCESAN COMPETITION AT  STOTS, NAGPUR

The OSSAE – OKR inter diocesan competition was held at St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur on July 15, 2018. Sunday School students who are the winners of their respective dioceses took part in different events like elocution, essay writing, solo song, Bible quiz etc. There were sixty participants from Delhi, Bangalore, Madras, Bombay, Ahmadabad and Calcutta dioceses. Including their relatives and a few teachers who accompanied them , hundred and sixteen guests stayed at the seminary for  two days. In his inaugural address the principal of the seminary Rev Fr Dr Bijesh Philip (director OSSAE OKR) welcomed all the guests. He stated that  the toppers from outside Kerala dioceses came to Nagpur , the center point of India and to the seminary , the center point of  the outer Kerala region of the Church not just for competition but also for celebrating the fellowship of the OSSAE OKR and also for a fellowship with the seminary family.  It was also informed that competition needs to be taken as an opportunity to express the God given talents, as a thanksgiving to Him  and also to sharpen those skills  for the enlightenment of the church and society . All the participants were given certificates and mementos  at the concluding meeting at 3 pm on July 15 .  Along with Rev Fr Nithin V Rajan, the OSSAE OKR office manager,  almost all the seminary faculty members and students had their active role in ensuring the smooth conduct of the meet.  The winners of the competition are as follows:

SENIORS

TITLE NAME SUNDAY SCHOOL DIOCESE
GANA SUGANDHI (SOLO SONG)

 

 

Nigel Abraham Peter

St. Thomas Orthodox Sunday School, Vashi  

Bombay

PRATHIBHA (ELOCUTION)

 

 

Ashwin Samuel

St. Mary’s Orthodox Sunday School, Indore  

Ahmedabad

VIGNANI

(ESSAY WRITING)

 

 

Joel Kunjumon

Mar Severios Orthodox Sunday School, Kolar Road, Bhopal.  

Calcutta

 

 

 

 

PRAVEEN

(QUIZ)

 

Abel Mathew Skariah

ST DIONYSIUS ORTHODOX SYRIAN CHURCH, Dasarhalli  

 

 

 

 

Bangalore

 

Riya Thomas

ST THOMAS ORTHODOX MAHA EDAVAKA , Bangalore East
 

Ann C Anil

Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church, Hebbal , Bangalore

SECONDARY

TITLE NAME SUNDAY SCHOOL DIOCESE
 

GANA SUGANDHI (SOLO SONG)

 

 

Akhil C. Kuriakose

 

St. Thomas Orthodox Sunday School, Injambakkam

 

 

 

Madras

 

PRATHIBHA (ELOCUTION)

 

Shibin B Joseph St. Thomas Orthodox Sunday School, Ghaziabad  

Delhi

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(ESSAY WRITING)

 

Alina Sara Samuel St. Mary’s Orthodox Sunday School Hauzkhas , Delhi  

Delhi

 

 

PRAVEEN

(QUIZ)

 

Anagha Latha Jolly  

St. John Orthodox Sunday School, Mayur Vihar I

 

 

Delhi

Angelin Mariam Daniel
Nikita Maria Johnson