The SCMS Alumni Sports Meet 2012 held on 14th January was quite exciting and enjoyable. The event organized at the SCMS Cochin campus was inaugurated by Prof. A.K. Kesava Pillai, the Registrar of the SCMS Group. The main highlights of the event were the Basketball and Volleyball matches that invited the alumni members to compete with the existing SCMS students. The Alumni from Batch 17 stood against the SCMS students from the 19th and 20th batch to contend in these exhilarating sports events. The game began with Prof. A.K. Kesava Pillai, introducing the teams to each other.
The Basket Ball Match began first. Both the teams entered the court with full enthusiasm and vigour to take on the game. The excitement of the game kept building as the match moved further. Finally the junior team, existing of students from the 19th and 20th batch emerged winner. The game was thoroughly enjoyed not only by the participants but also by the spectators. Followed by the Volleyball Match, the Alumni put up a fight but the final victory was snatched by the 19th and 20th Batch.
Everyone including the Registrar, faculty members, alumni members and students cheered the teams and were glued to the ground till the very end of the games. After the invigorating rounds, Dr G.P.C.Nair, the director of the institute distributed the prizes to the winners and closed the prize distribution ceremony with a short but inspiring speech.
The alumni shared that they always look forward to alumni events such as these as it feels great to meet their old batch mates and gel with the new students. “It’s a very nice experience to come back in our college from where we started our career and in future also we are ready to approach for these kinds of activities”, shared an SCMS alumnus. The SCMS students also await such events as they get to meet the Alumni members and learn a lot of new things through their experiences. SCMS alumni sports meet 2012 brought the existing students and alumni members together; it was indeed a great sight to see them all gather at one place. The event coordinated by Prof. R.T.R. Varma and Prof. V. Rajagopal was enjoyed by one and all.