Mount Olive College celebrates freshers’ social
Dimapur, June 27 (EMN): Mount Olive College Kohima (MOCK) celebrated its 28th freshers’ social-cum inauguration of girls’ hostel on June 26 at Daklane colony, Kohima.
Advisor of School Education, KT Sukhalu, formally unveiled the plaque of the girls’ hostel as the special guest, while Rev. Dr. Hokheto Chophi, pastor of Sumi Baptist Church Kohima (SBCK), pronounced the dedicatory prayer.
Inaugurating the girls’ hostel, Sukhalu expressed happiness and extended congratulations to SBCK, college principal, faculty and governing bodies for building such an institution for boys and girls.
The advisor was impressed with the infrastructures provided by SBCK to start a college with a vision. He called upon the students to become a role model of the State after passing out from the institution. Terming education as one of the most important factors for the development a state, he said “The quality of a nation depends upon its citizens and the quality of its citizens depends on the education.”
Stating that PDA government is committed to deliver good governance and development, he urged the students to contribute for the development of the State.
He also advised the teachers to be more committed in their efforts towards moulding the younger generations to become responsible citizens. Sukhalu urged the lecturers to have personal approach and communication with the students especially with those coming from broken and troubled homes with proper guidance to achieve the desired goal.
He further asked the governing body of the college to give priority to those girls coming from places afar and seeking admission in the hostel.
More than INR two crores was spent to construct the five storeyed building with sixty-five bedded memorial girls’ hostel with modern amenities situated below the college at Daklane.
Coinciding with the inauguration of the girls’ hostel, the 28th fresher’s social of the college was also held at the college auditorium with Katho Awomi, ANCSU president as the guest speaker.
Speaking on the occasion, Katho urged the student community to remain “clean” in order to have a healthy education from the institution. He also reminded the students to have respect towards the teachers. Katho also urged the youngsters to have a positive approach towards their classrooms.