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PS Higher Sec School Alumni Day




Presenting Distinguished Alumnus Award 2023 to 1952 batch

student AN Radhakrishnan and cultural programs marked the

Alumni Day of the PS Higher Secondary School, Mylapore

earlier this week.

At the gala function held at TAG Dakshinamurthy auditorium,

AN Radhakrishnan, director of Shriram Group Companies and

Shriram Foundation, was honored with the Distinguished

Alumnus award by Akhila Srinivasan, director of Shriram Group

companies.

Radhakrishnan, a proud student of the then PS High School

passed SSLC in 1952 and after M Sc in Mathematics joined AM

Jain College as a lecturer. Later he moved to the corporate and

worked with Ramco Group for over 22 years as senior vice

president and joined the Shriram Group in 1986 as director

under the chairmanship of R Thyagarajan.

As a trustee of Shriram Foundation he focuses on education

and harnessing the power of youth. He has been associated

with the PS Educational Society for over two decades as

secretary of the PS Senior Secondary School, treasurer of PS

Educational Society, trustee of PS Charities and currently

president of the management committee of PS Higher

Secondary School.


A management guru, he has a penchant for composing poems

and authored the PS Anthem for the PS Educational

institutions.

Akhila Srinivasan who presented the award to Radhakrishnan

recalled his contribution to the Shriram Group as director for

over three decades providing valuable advice and contribution

for the growth of the organization. She also released the

newsletter of the school and presented the first copy to the

dignitaries on the stage

Radhakrishnan is the second recipient of the award and last

year’s award was given to Dr K V Ramani, founder chancellor of

Sai University and an alumnus of 1965 batch.

C V Krishnan, secretary of the school managing committee in

his welcome address highlighted the achievements of the

government aided higher secondary school. He said Alumni Day

provided a rare opportunity to former students to meet their

surviving teachers, class mates and re-live the good old days by

visiting the class rooms and playing basket ball in the basketball

court.

KVS Gopalakrishnan, president of the PS Educational Society

presided over the function and offered felicitations to

Radhakrishnan. M S Sundara Rajan and R Sivakumar, president

and secretary of PS Higher Secondary School Alumni

Association respectively praised the services of Radhakrishnan.


A large number of alumni, members of the Parent Teachers

Association, present and former teachers, school management

committee members and invited guests attended the gala

event. Dr Kala Raman headmistress of the school had made all

the arrangements for the grand success of the event.

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