The Athletic meet of the Schools under MT&EA Schools corporate Management for the Mar Thoma Trophy was held at November 8, 2017 at SCS Higher Secondary School Ground, Thiruvalla.
The opening session presided by Mrs. Lalamma Varghese, Manager, MT&EA Schools was inaugurated by the Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan. Metropolitan emphasized the vision of the Mar Thoma Schools to provide education to all. Tirumeni also emphasised the importance of Sports in the overall development of a person. Deputy Superintendent of Police of Tiruvalla Sri. R. Chandrasekaran Pillai, received the Salute from the athletes.
Rev. K.G.Joseph, Sabha Secretary; Rev. Jojan Mathews John, Vicar of Tiruvalla St. Thomas Mar Thoma Church; Rev. John Mathew C., General Secretary Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam, Rev. Jijo P.Sunny. Asst. Sec. Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam;Mr. Benny P.John, Chief Manager, Federal Bank Tiruvalla;Dr. Soosamma Mathew, Mr. George Philip Former Managers MT&EA Schools, Mr. Thomas Abraham , Governing Board Member, Mrs . Jessy John, General Convenor gave felicitations to the meeting.
Out of the 150 schools which participated, Tiruvalla SCS Higher Secondary School won the 23rd Mar Thoma Trophy. Valakom Mar Thoma Higher Secondary School won the runner-up and Kottarakkara Mar Thoma Girls Higher Secondary School won the third prize. Rev. Ninu Chandy, General Secretary of Mar Thoma Sunday School Samajam gave the trophies and Certificates.