Fr. Dr. Francis Karackat, Principal Don Bosco Arts and Science College Angadikadavu was elected for the Msgr. C J Varky Memorial Shalom Media Award, given by the Catholic church for, the best writer of the year. The award consists of rupees 25,000, citation and momentum. Church president Kardinal Mar Baseleos Kliimis Catholic Bava presented the award in the function held at Peruvannamoozhi. Fr. Dr. Francis Karackat is also the chief of editor of Don Bosco Magazine.