P. S. Higher Sec School presented the Sundaram Finance ‘Spirit of Mylapore’ Award


 :  Iconic Educational Institution PS Higher Sec School was presented the Sundaram Finance ‘Spirit of Mylapore’ Award by TT Srinivasaraghavan, MD, Sundaram Finance on Sunday evening. In January 2009, Sundaram Finance instituted the annual ‘Spirit of Mylapore’ Award to recognise a long time resident or institution of Mylapore  who embodies the cultural ethos and the spirit of Mylapore.


Presenting the award to Shri Gopalakrishnan, Director, P.S. Educational Society, Srinivasaraghavan said ‘To educate young minds is to give them wings to fly.  An exemplar of this is the 115-year-old P. S. Higher Secondary School, one of the outstanding educational institutions of Mylapore. Over the decades, this institution has nurtured many an outstanding talent, supporting and transforming them into high achievers in different walks of life. Notable among them are Sri M Bhaktavatsalam, Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Sri Chakravarthi V Narasimhan, Former UN Under Secretary, Veena S Balachander and Former Indian Cricket Captain S Venkataraghavan. Today, we salute and honour P. S. Higher Secondary School for its unrelenting service in the field of education and carrying on the glorious legacy of its Visionary Founder. We wish them to carry forward the torch of learning and keep the Spirit of Mylapore shining bright.”


Previous recipients of the Sundaram Finance Spirit of Mylapore award include sports legends Ramanathan Krishnan and VV Kumar, road side book seller RK Azhwar, Dabba Chetti Kadai and Vijaya Stores.


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