KERALA: Fr Dr Markose Joseph (SST ) wins the 2008 SB Award for the Best Teacher. Fr Dr Markose Joseph is one among seven the newly elected Bishop designate for the Malankara Orthodox Church. The ordination is to take place in the month of February 2009. Fr Dr Markose Joseph is the Reader and the Director of the Zoology Research Centre in St Stephens College, Pathanapuram (An Arts and Science University College owned by the Mount Tabore Monastery of the Malankara Orthodox Church).
The SB award has been installed by the Kuwait Alumni Association of the St Berchmans College (An Arts and Science University College run by the Archdiocese of Changanessrry of the Syro – Malabar Rite in Kerala). The award ceremony was held in the Antony cardinal Padiyara Hall on 19/12/08 at 3.00 pm. Shri Mons Joseph, Hon’ble Minister for Public Works-Government of Kerala handed over the Shield, Citation and a cash prize of Indian Rs 25001/- Many dignitaries attended the function.