PCE celebrates an important college event
Every year on November 1, our country celebrates the Coronation day. On this very same day, every year, the PCE also celebrates its foundation and graduation day. This day is celebrated as one of the special events of the college.
This year as usual, to mark this precious occasion, the Paro College of Education celebrated its 26th foundation and graduation day. PCE celebrates this day as foundation and graduation day to commemorate the achievements and completion of the four year course in the college. This year, the Dasho Dzongda of Paro was invited as the Chief Guest, along with other distinguished invitees from the Dzongkhag administration. The day was marked with an offering of ceremonial scarves (Tashi Khaddar) to all the final year student-teachers in appreciation of their completion of the four year B.Ed course from the college.
The annual Award Ceremony was also held and prizes were awarded for different categories of achievement. Prizes were conferred to academic toppers, class coordinators, best teaching practice student teachers, best sports persons, best performing artists, best social animator and the most prestigious award of all, The Best Student Teacher of the batch. Yeshi Dendup(4PCE), the best Social Animator of the year said, “I felt really elated when I got the award for the best social animator of the year, 2016. I didn’t expect to win but I am glad. And it has further boosted my morale to work harder in the future.”
Mr. Jamtsho (4PCE), a final year student teacher said, “I am very pleased to be a part of the celebration. Moreover, I am happy to complete my course. ” Ms. Tendi Lhamo (4PCE), the winner of the best teaching practice award and the overall topper of the Primary B.Ed of the year said, “Just by hearing my name called by the MC, I was stunned! It took a while for the announcement to sink in but, then I enjoyed my moment of glory. I was totally dissolved in the mixture of excitement and happiness”.
“There was something very special about the day, unlike the past years… we were welcomed with a graduation scarves… there was excitement in the air. Nervousness and excitement enveloped me when they called me on the stage to receive the award for the Best Student Teacher of the Batch.” said Ms. Chandrika Neopaney (4PCC).
The celebration ended by with the closing Tashi Labay dance, followed by a sumptuous lunch at the college mess.