MANAGEMENT BODY OF NATIONAL MATRICULATION HR.SEC.SCHOOL
( GOVERNED BY EMPEE EDUCATIONAL AND CHARITABLE TRUST )
“STRIVE, ACHIEVE AND SERVE”
TRUSTEE AND CHAIRMAN
MR. M.P. PURUSHOTHAMAN
Shri M.P. Purushothaman, Chairman of EMPEE GROUP and President, EMPEE Educational & Charitable Trust, is our Emperor. Shri M.P.Purushothaman has over 40 years of rich business experience honed to perfection in the hard school of life. He began his business life in an earnest way at a very young age and soon got associated with the Hotel Industry before starting other ventures. His undaunting courage and vision saw him establish several business ventures in all the Southern States of India.
Affectionately known as “MP”, he is meticulously careful in choosing areas of activities and setting strategies and goals that are carrying the companies headed by him to great success. On a personal level, our President is equally well known for his charitable and philanthropic contribution to society. An educational and Charitable trust founded by him manages an Institute of Catering Technology and Hotel Management besides National Matriculation Higher Secondary School.
Now our President, in his relentless pursuit of his vision, makes sincere efforts to explore and conquer new frontiers in the field of education too. Not only as an Industrialist nonpareil but also as an Educationist he has been rendering yeomen service for the redressal and the amelioration of the less privileged and unfortunate in the cause of education. As Gandhiji said “My life is my message” on Truth and Nonviolence, the life of our President is the right message to our children, ie. “Hard work and Honesty”.
MRS. ARUNA PURUSHOTHAMAN
CORRESPONDENT AND SECRETARY
MRS. SHEENA PURUSHOTHAMAN
Mrs.Sheena Purushothaman is our Correspondent and Secretary of the Empee Educational Trust which governs National Matriculation Higher Secondary School. She has been providing dedicated leadership to the school since the day she assumed office in the year 2002. She made the National School an affordable Matriculation School in the city of Chennai which caters quality education to over 700 children from Kindergarten through Higher Secondary School while maintaining a very low fee structure. Almost all the children come from Below Poverty line(BPL) families and the Correspondent provides financial assistance through a combination of wide variety of merit and need-based scholarships.
Additionally, Mrs.Sheena Purushothaman has been an active co-ordinator in bringing and establishing numerous social ventures to our school benefitting all our children. She has made all the modern technological facilities possible to the National School. Consequently the teachers and the children have found their teaching and learning experiences pleasant and happy. She has been very particular on providing the children with the Smart Classes with Digiboards and the English Laboratory.
Our Correspondent aims at creating a respective environment for children and building “Cultural Achievement” by striving hard and serving the local community. Mrs. Sheena Purushothaman is renowned for thinking ahead of the times and for her progressive plans that are unique and valuable. She is well known for her “Effective Management” and spirit of promoting “Excellence in Education”. Her extra-ordinary love for the children community and commendable leadership quality in the field of education are quite exemplary.
DR. K. ALPHONSE MARIA ARULRAJ
Dr. K. ALPHONSE MARIA ARULRAJ, M.A., M.ED., PGDTE., Ph.D., has been working on the staff of National Matriculation Hr.Sec.School as the Principal since October, 2005. He has had a rich experience of teaching for a period of four decades in different types of schools . His administrative experience in an Anglo-Indian School and an Aided Higher Secondary Schools in the city of Chennai has enhanced his efficiency in Leadership and Management. He did a research in “Management Behaviour & Leadership Behaviour and Quality in Education in Selected Schools in Tamil Nadu” and a Doctorate Degree in Education was conferred on him by the University of Madras in 2002.
Dr. K. Alphonse Maria Arulraj, prefers discipline to anything else. He firmly believes that discipline is the essence of education. He aims at making the children achieve the total personality development through comprehensive education. He would always appeal to the children to live up to the motto of the school “Strive, Achieve and Serve”.
He has been blessed with a dedicated team of teaching staff and Non-teaching staff., whose selfless service has played a major role in the development and success of National Mat.Hr.Sec.School. The entire team catered to a wide range of children’s requirements from the motherly care in the Kindergarten to the demanding high profile level of education in the higher classes.