Pattaya Arunothai School celebrated its 41st anniversary with a merit-making ceremony.
Nongprue Deputy Mayor Suwat Rachotwattanakul and Principal Wongporn Jandech joined area 100 students and teachers in celebrating the Sept. 20 anniversary.
The school invited nine monks from Chonglom Temple to perform religious ceremonies and sprinkle holy water on executives. Lunch followed, along with a presentation of robes and necessities.
Students gather to help celebrate their school’s 41st anniversary.
After the ceremony, school officials and politicians lined up for a friendly game of football.
Arunothai School was founded by Bunsuan Nongyai on Sept. 20, 1972 with Suwat Nongyai serving as principal. In 1994, Suwat took over as licensee and, in 2005, Waraporn was appointed as principal. The school offers classes from kindergarten to Mattayom 3.