School Honours Day in Johor Bahru

Dhamma School community in Johor Bahru.

The Dhamma School community of facilitators, students and parents at Nalanda Johor Bahru.

On Sunday 20 November, Nalanda Dhamma School in Johor Bahru celebrated the succesful completion of their second year with an “Appreciation & Honours Day”.  This year, 34 teenagers grew together with us at our spiritually-nourishing NEO Centre.

The “Honours Day” programme began with a flag-raising ceremony and procession of Dhamma School facilitators and students.  In their speeches, Chairman of Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch Bro. Yap, and Dhamma School Coordinator Sis. Ann, recorded their appreciation towards facilitators, volunteers, parents and students for their collective efforts over the year.

Bro. Yap leading the offerings to Three Jewels.

Johor Bahru Branch Chairman Bro. Yap leading the offerings to Three Jewels.

Sis. Sunanda traveled from Serdang to be with the J. B. community.

Dhamma School Director Sis. Sunanda traveled from Serdang to be with the J. B. community.

School Director Sis. Sunanda also gave students timely advice to continue their learning and practice of Dhamma, which will bring great benefits to their lives.  A highlight of the day was the commendation ceremony where certificates, medals and prizes were presented to students in recognition of their achievements and transformation.

Sis. Ann leading the procession of facilitators.

Head of J. B. Dhamma School Sis. Ann leading the procession of facilitators to the ceremony.

Students receiving their certificates from teachers.

Students respectfully receiving their certificates from teachers at the commendation ceremony.

This year saw even more selfless support and contribution by many people towards the success of Nalanda Dhamma School.  But beyond any other reward was for us to witness the wholesome changes in our students through Dhamma learning and practice.

We would like to record our gratitude to everyone who have supported this wholesome institution.  Let us together continue with this miracle of education for many years to come!

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