“Talent is not an individual’s monopoly. Everyone possesses it but problems occur when they fail to recognise and utilise it properly”
As many as 60 students from various colleges in Krishnaraja constituency were felicitated by the Janaspandana Trust for securing highest marks in 2016 SSLC examinations.
The felicitation programme was inaugurated by Eeshu N S of Marimallappa’s High School, who has scored 624 marks out of 625, sharing the second highest score with other five in the state.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Engineer, Karnataka Power Corporation, Devanuru Shankar encouraged students to make the most of their talent and abilities. “Talent is not an individual’s monopoly. Everyone possesses it but problems occur when they fail to recognise and utilise it properly,” he said.
With usage of mobile phones being rampant even among school-going children, Shankar advised students to make less use of phones and concentrate more on studies. To encourage students and help them inculcate never give up attitude, he narrated the story of Girisha from Mandya who despite losing his hands in an accident never lost his confidence and went on to become an IAS officer.
MLA and president of the Trust M K Somashekhar, Mysuru District Journalists’ Association president K Deepak, Leader of Opposition, Mysuru City Corporation, J S Jagadeesh, Corporator and former Mayor Pushpalata Chikkanna and others were present.
Meritorious students posing for a photograph after being felicitated by Janaspandana Trust on Monday.