Gems of Modern

Modern English School enjoys the unique distinction of presenting to you as galaxy of luminaries

A versatile personality with a beautiful combination of the faculties of the head, heart and soul.

The voice of purity and devotion which enraptures the music lovers is none other than Shounak Abhisheki.

A maestro in the making, this sought after young vocalist has made classical music the centre of a lifestyle that embraced the whole gamut of typically Maharashtra traditions. He has created an aura around his persona that is quite different from that of any other classical vocalist.

He also excels in singing Thumri, Tappa, Natyasangeet, Sanskrit Chants and devotional songs in Hindi as well as Marathi. He has performed in many musical concerts held in India and abroad.

‘Perfection is his goal, Practice his Motto’.

Rashmi Ganpule, the stunning sports personality from MES is a paragon of commitment, dedication and perseverance towards her goal. It is impossible to list out the number of medals and awards won by Rashmi. In the field of Mallakhamb, Rashmi has achieved incredible success since 1991. She is not restricted to State or national Level competitions but represented India at Pre-olympics Scientific congress held at Dallas, Texas, USA in 1996.

This shining star of MES was honoured with ‘Shiv Chhatrapati Award’ by the State Government in the year 2000-01.

May she be an inspiration to the rising young sports personalities.

Born in the year 1971, a rising star, in the field of music, has scaled dizzy heights not by sheer luck but by dint of hard work and perseverance.

Kaushal, a talented music composer has been associated and worked with renowned singers and musicians. He has been one of the mentors for the program ‘Idea SAREGAMAPA’ on Zee Marathi. He has composed music for innumerable T.V serials as well as films. Kaushal Inamdar has been presented the Awards for the Best Playwright, Best Music and the Most Promising Composer. He rightly deserves the best for his exemplary work in the field of music.

A born artist, with a first class first, distinction, from Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai, ventured out into the World of Colours.

Having acquired his M.A. in drawing at the Camberwell College of Arts, London, under the British Chevening Scholarship, today Devdatta Padekar stands out as ‘a symbol of perfection’ in the field of art. He is a recipient of many prestigious awards, both National & International, making his family, friends and school proud.

Presently, he is studying classical painting at Italy’s Florence Academy of Arts, Florence.

Now, Major Abhijit Anand Ukidwe, 19th Kumaon Regiment, a dedicated Indian Soldier, was awarded the ‘Sena Medal’ for gallantry, on 26th January 2008. His exceptional devotion to duty and an unflagging spirit has won him many a medals and honours.

‘Arise, Awake and Stop not, till the goal is reached’ is the maxim, Major Abhijit follows. Indian Army proudly acknowledges his distinguished service to his motherland.

M.E.S. ‘salutes’ our young soldier.

Born in the year1990, winner of the "Veer Abhimanyu Award" for all round performance in Kho-Kho at National Level, is our young shooting sportsman, Ashwin Dhananjay Sahastrabudhe.He is the 5th player from Mumbai to have received this award, the highest honour conferred by Kho-Kho Federation.

‘National Balashree Award Winner’ Chiraag Juvekar was presented this honour for excellence in the field of Creative Scientific Innovation by His Excellency, the Ex-President of India, Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam. He was also declared’A National Winner’ in the ‘Classmate Young Author Contest 2003, by an eminent jury panel, headed by the illustrious author Ruskin Bond. Another feather in his cap, he was awarded Gold Medal at the XI International Astronomy Olympiad, Mumbai, India 2006.

He believes in ‘If I were a scientist, I should be one of the outstanding scientists’. No truer words have ever been uttered.

‘Cheers to Chiraag’.

Saie Shetye an efficient swimmer form MES is a recipient of Chhatrapati Award’ in the year 2008. She was appointed the captain of Junior Group Swimming Championship representing Maharashtra. Winning medals one after the other has always been an easy cup of tea for Saie. She has won a gold and silver medal at national Level. She is a winner of Bronze medal at International Water Polo, IVth Asian Games, conducted at Bangkok which has boosted her personality. ‘Congratulations!’ May you be blessed with many more achievements.