The Loyola Old Boys’ Association (LOBA), the alumni association of the old students of the Loyola School, Thiruvananthapuram, which has a membership of over 4000 old boys spread across the globe, presented its annual Global Leadership Award(GLA) and LOBA Young Achiever’s Award. This year LOBA also initiated a pension scheme for the retired non-teaching staff of Loyola.
Chief Guest Jithin C Nedumala, Co-Founder and CEO of Make A Difference (MAD)presented this year’s Global Leadership Award (GLA) toSankar Krishnan, Pro-Vice Chancellor of the Ashoka University, while Loyola School Principal Rev Fr. Devassy Paul S Jhanded over the LOBA Young Achiever’s Award to BalakrishnanMadhavankutty, Resident Representative, Government of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, at the World Bank, at function held at the Golf Club on January 19.
C Padmakumar, Treasurer, LOBA, welcomed the audience to the event which was presided over by Pradeep P Suthan, President, LOBA. B O Sebastian, RanjanKanthy, Dr Satish Bhaskar and P Vijaykumar were also present.
The Loyola Old Boys’ Association (LOBA) launched its annual Global Leadership Awards (GLA) in 2015 and was first among schools in India to do so. Last year the association had initiated a medical insurance programme for around 120 Loyola School staff members.