Principal of Swaha Hindu College Retires

Pt.-Gyandeo-PersadThe retirement function of Pt Gyandeo Persad was held at Swaha Hindu College on Wednesday 25th May 2016, in the presence of the Parmacharya of Swaha Incorporated, Pt. Hardeo Persad, other Pandits of the Dharma Mandal, representative of Swaha Board of Education Chairman, North Eastern Educational District SSIII, Mr. Kendall John and other specially invited guests.

Pt. Gyandeo held the distinguished post of Principal at Swaha Hindu College during the years 2011 to 2016. He was the second principal of the school, the first being Pt Balram Persad.

Punditji was noted for his affable personality, his cordial relationship with staff and students and his firm position on education as a form of individual development towards making Trinidad and Tobago equipped with outstanding citizens.

In his address, Paramcharyaji complimented the outgoing principal for his inner strength, perseverance and determination that distinguished him in every field in which he served.

Acting Principal Pt Ishwar Madho Maharaj described Pt. Gyandeo as one who stood firmly on the pillars of Sanatan Dharma (truth, cleanliness, compassion and charity)and encouraged the entire student body to build their lives upon them.

Pt Gyandeo, in his farewell speech to the student population, parents and other specially invited guests, expressed how grateful he was to contribute 30 years of service to education. He advised students to continue on the path to success.

The entire school bade farewell to Pt Gyandeo as he left the assembly, by wishing him the very best during this new chapter of his life.

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Champions School Tour 2016

A few prominent West Indies cricketers visited SWAHA Hindu College on Wednesday 25th May 2016 as part of the Champions School Tour. They were accompanied by Mr. Gowkeran Ali, Curriculum Officer (P.E.) and other officials.  They are currently visiting schools to help motivate students by sharing their personal struggles to achieve success. The cricketers included –

  • Mr. Samuel Badree (West Indies, Brisbane Heat,Chennai Super Kings, Islamabad United, Rajasthan Royals,Royal Challengers Bangalore, Trinidad, Trinidad & Tobago,Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, West Indies A)
  • Ms. Anisa Mohammed (Trinidad & Tobago Women, West Indies Women)
  • Ms. Stacy Ann King (West Indies Women)
  • Ms. Britney Cooper (West Indies Women)
  • Mr. Kirstan Kallicharan (Trinidad & Tobago Under-19s, West Indies Under-19s)
  • Mr. Jyd Goolie (Trinidad & Tobago Under-19s)

Ms. Anisa Mohammed and her twin sister Ms. Alisa Mohammed are past students of SWAHA Hindu College. Alisa is currently one of SHC’s  Physical Education teachers.

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UWI Campus Tour 2016

On May 20th, 2016, forty Form Three students of SWAHA Hindu College accompanied by Mrs. Vidusha Singh (TIII/Ag. Dean) and Mrs. Candice Sewsarran-Pooran (TIII/Dean), attended a Campus Tour organised by UWI (St. Augustine). Students were introduced to the various faculties and programmes offered by the University. This is an annual programme geared towards expanding students’ horizons by exposing them to a broad range of possibilities at the tertiary level.

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SHC at Swadeshi 2016

A group of students and teachers entered SWAHA’s Annual Swadeshi Competition on May 1st, 2016.
We were successful in the following categories:

STORY-TELLING
13-16 years
3rd. Radha Sookram- SWAHA Hindu College

VISUAL ARTS
13-15 years.
1st. Anisha Ramnarine- SWAHA Hindu College

FOLK DANCE
1st. SWAHA Hindu College Dance Group

CHORAL SPEAKING
3rd. SWAHA Hindu College.

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