The Yenepoya School, Mangaluru celebrated its Founder’s Day on November 14, 2018 at The Yenepoya School in the memory of its founder mentor, Late Al Haj Yenepoya Moideen Kunhi. Prof. Karanam Uma Maheshwar Rao, Director, NITK Surathkal was the chief guest and keynote speaker. Mr. Yenepoya Abdulla Kunhi, Hon’ble Chancellor, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University ), Mrs. Nasreen Abdulla, wife of our chancellor Mr. Yenepoya Abdulla Kunhi, Dr. K.S Gangadhara Somayaji, Registrar Yenepoya (Deemed to be University ), Dr.C.V Raghuveer,Pro Vice Chancellor, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University ), Mr. Joseph Mechirath, Principal, and Mrs. Mishria Javeed,Campus Director were the esteemed personalities who graced the occasion. Mr. Yenepoya Abdulla Javeed, Director of Yenepoya Group presided over the function. The program commenced with a prayer, to invoke the divine blessings of the Almighty. The Principal, Mr Joseph Mechirath welcomed the guests. He also paid a tribute to the founder, Late al Haj Yenepoya Moideen Kunhi.
Every year, on this day, the school gives away ‘The Yenepoya Teacher Award’ to one teacher or headmaster each from Primary and High schools in Dakshina Kannada district, as a mark of appreciation for their exemplary services to the society through education. Mr. Sheikh Adam Saheb, In-charge Headmaster, High school Section Govt. Pre-University College, Kavalapadoor, Vogga, Bantwal, Dakshina Kannada and Mr. Doddakempaiah, Headmaster, DKZP Higher Primary School, Ananthady were the awardees for the year 2018. The chief guest delivered the YMK Memorial Lecture.
Mr. Yenepoya Abdulla Javed,presided over the function. spoke about the importance of the day. This day was celebrated with huge enthusiasm and zest.