The Investiture ceremony ‘GRATEFUL 2016’ was held on 29.06.2016 at St. Louis Auditorium, when the student
leaders formally take charge of their responsibilities.
GRATEFUL 2016 stands for Great, Remarkable , Amazing, Transforming, Efficient, Fabulous, Unique Leaders
The student leaders (SPLs & House Leaders) took a pledge on true and genuine leadership. They were
honoured with flags, sash and badges by the Chief Guest Mr. D. Balanagendran IAS an alumnus of St. Louis
The class leaders were honoured with badges by Rev. Br. Edward, Principal of St. Patrick's Anglo Indian Hr.
Sec School, Adyar and Mrs. Mary Susai a philanthropist from Adyar.
The chief guest Mr. Balanagendran an alumnus of St. Louis is a visually challenged person. With his hard
work, eagerness and noble efforts, he became an IAS. St. Louis has paved a way for him to reach his dreams.
He wants to retire as the Chief Electoral Officer of India. May God bless him.