Mao Union Kohima with Ashikho Daili Academic Excellence (ADAE) Award Committee organized a felicitation-cum- Ashikho Daili Trust Academic Excellence Award 2009 ceremony at Model Higher Secondary School AG Colony Sunday. Payiwo Heni from Dainty Bud School, Kohima who secured the 34th rank in the HSLC result bagged the ADAE Award -2009. The award consisting of a certificate and a cash of Rs 5000 was given away by the chief guest medical superintendent and physician to the governor Dr. A. Loso Chalai. The ADAE Award consist of a certificate along cash of Rs.30,000 for Topper, Rs.20,000 for Top 2 - 10, Rs.10,000 for Top 11-20 and Rs.5000 for Top 21-50.
All successful HSLC candidates from Mao community were also felicitated by Mao Union Kohima with a Dictionary and a Bible each.
Dr. Loso Chalai in his address congratulated successful candidate and stressed the need for the students to put more effort in their studies so that they could achieve better results.
Earlier, Ashikho Daili who instituted the award in his address congratulated all successful candidates and wished them success in pursuing their aim in life. He reminded the gathering that in academics, people considered and recognized passing out HSLC like that of crossing a big gate. He also said the award was constituted not only for today but to encourage the future generation as well and also urged upon parents and elders to continue to pray for children and reassured that God would answer their prayer.
Daili urged the students to present themselves well as ambassador of Mao community wherever they go to pursue further studies.