72nd Annual General meeting was held on the 30th September 2017 at Hotel Sapphire , Colombo 6 followed by the Holy mass celebrated by Rev. Fr. Dexter Gray S.J. at St. Lawrence’s Church , Colombo 6.
The meeting was called to order by the President Bradley Ockersz at 7.030 P.M. Guest of Honour Rev.Fr. Paul Satkunanayagam S.J. – President of the St.Michael’s College Old Boys Assoiation (Parent Body) commenced the AGM with a prayer followed by the observance of the 2 minutes silence for all departed Michaelites and their loved ones.
The President on his welcome address thanked all the members who were present on this day and said that Fair amount of past pupils attended this AGM and he stressed that a large number of Michaelites and families are living in Colombo City and its suburbs. He requested & insisted the members and old boys to persuade and encourage them to attend this Annual Get together and join hands to move this Association forward into a another step ahead.
I.T.Canagaratnam the senior Vice Patron of the Association introduced the Chief Guest to the house.
Rev.Fr. Dexter Gray S.J – The Current new Jesuit Provincial was our Chief Guest of the AGM and gave a good account of himself and the new project of Loyola Campus for the benefit of all school leavers for their higher studies in Batticaloa.
Other Guests of Honour were Mr. Ganeshamoorthy – Director of Ministry of Trade & commerce who was the main live wire for various development activities at our Alma Mater and Batticaloa was also honoured on this day and Mr. Pius Anandarajah the new Principal on his address emphasized that we should try and make a Rev Priest as the head of our school and he will do the best and make every effort as an old boy with the Michaelite Spirit to improve all activities to the earlier accepted level to the community. He thanked the Association for what we are doing for our Alma Mater.
Members, Guests , family and children of the Michaelites also took part in this Annual Event of fellowship followed by the AGM. It was another great event where nearly 100 people connected to Alma Mater gathered and enjoyed the evening meeting their friends , collegues and old Michaelites.
The following office bearers were elected for the new term 2017-18
|President||Mr. Bradley Ockersz|
|Vice Presidents||Mr. Ravindra Senadhirajah|
|Mr. S. Selvaruban|
|Mr. S. Sivakumar|
|Immi.Past President||Mr. Julian Jayaratnarajah|
|Secretary||Mr. Valluvan Logendra|
|Treasurer||Mr. S. Vithyanandan|
|Asst. Secretary||Mr. Printhan Alaguthurai|
|Asst. Treasurer||Ms. Sumathi Asokan|
|Committee Members||Mr. M. Sudaharan|
|Mr. J.C. Daniel|
|Mr. M. Pushpaharan|
|Mr. N. Sivanandarajah|
|Mr. Judixon Mariadasan|
|Mr. A. Raveendrarajah|
|Mr. Winston Ockersz|
|Mr. Dhanajayan Wijendra|
|Mr. Sujanthan Selvendran|
|Mr. Jeyan Parthasarathy|
|Dr. Skanthan Seevaratnam|
|Mr. Anoshan Elalasingham|
|Mr. Kantheepan Tharmalingam|
|Mr. Ashley Rajadurai|