Student Life

Vinson has shown great leadership potential and organizational skills throughout his student life starting from his school days in Thevara, while always maintaining excellent academic record. While at Thevara Sacred Heart College and Thrissur Government Engineering College,vinson_student Vinson has won many Best Debater awards in many University level and State Level competitions. His Debating Teammate at Thevara College Mr. Satheesan V.D. is one of the most eloquent legislators in the state now. Trophies they together won for Thevara College are still decorating the showcase at the college Principal’s room.

Here is a list of his major accomplishments during his student days.

vinson_student2Government Engineering College, Thrissur: As the Planning Forum Secretary, Vinson coordinated an All Kerala Inter Collegiate Debate competition for the first time at the college. As the General Convener, Vinson has organized Engineering Students Front (ESF) to contest in the College Union Elections in a very difficult campus political environment in 1986 and 87 and has had impressive performance and many victories in the college union elections.vinson_student3

As the Vice President of AICUF (All India Catholic University Federation), Calicut region (1987), often represented the region in the National Committee Meetings at Chennai. Very active volunteer in National Service Scheme from 1985 to 88 and participated in village development projects/camps many times.

All Kerala Balajana Sakhyam (Manorama): Vinson was the Ernakulam Union president in 1986 and Central Zone Representative in 1987. As the Ernakulam Union President, Vinson led the 3-member delegation that visited President Giani Zail Singh in 1986.

Kerala Catholic Students League (KCSL): Vinson was the State General Secretary in 1981 in the committee presided by Retired Supreme Court Justice Cyriac Joseph. He was the member of the delegation that met Mother Theresa during her Kerala visit in 1981.vinson_student4