”The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson7th January was the much awaited day for the senior most students of XII when they were given the warm send off in a ceremonial way. The occasion began with the Bible reading, Lord’s prayer and special prayer for the success and prosperity of our students. The students sang worship and prayer songs from their hearts, raising their hands in gr atitude for Lord almighty for blessing them in this journey. The students extended a warm welcome in English, Hindi, Malyalam and Marathi. The school president and prime minister along with school principal felicitated Ms. Snehal Pinto, Director, Ryan International Group of Institutions with a bouquet. Some students from Class-XII shared their beautiful and memorable moments spent in the school and they were all overwhelmed with gratitude for Chairman Sir and Managing Director Madam for giving them remarkable opportunities to explore their best and do their best, for their mentors teachers who groomed them into confident young boys and girls. Balachandra Routhu and Bhavya Banerjee were crowned as the Ryan Prince and Ryan Princess. All the shining stars from various fields were felicitated by the Ms. Snehal Pinto who inspired and encouraged the students to go ahead like winners and never to forget their values of respect, compassion, peace and love for humanity taught at Ryan. In her inspiring address she elucidated the essence of acknowledging the presence of God in life. In the candle lighting ceremony the senior students passed on the candles to their juniors symbolically handing over the legacy of devotion, dedication and commitment to their alma mater. The fond memories of this day were cherished in the photographs for Class-XII. Balachandra Routhu the school president extended vote of thanks.