Closing Ceremony of the Fourth Armaan Dogra Memorial Football Tournament

The closing ceremony of the fourth Armaan Dogra Memorial Football Tournament was held on 19 December 2011. This tournament is conducted every year in memory of Armaan Dogra, a student of the school. Inter-section matches for classes six to eleven were conducted as a part of this tournament which was flagged off on the 18th of November. The ceremony was graced by the presence of the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs and Sports, Mr. Ajay Maken ; Mr. Chetan Chauhan, former cricketer; Mrs. Dolly Chanana, Headmistress, DPS East Of Kailash; Mrs. Pushpa Aggarwal, Vice Principal, DPS Shiksha Kendra and Dr. Ram Gopal Verma.

The Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini warmly welcomed all the guests. A colorful dance performance was put up by the students of DPS East of Kailash depicting the importance of sports in life. This was followed by a mesmerizing ‘Apsara’ dance by the extremely talented and graceful dancers of DPS R.K. Puram. The Chief Guest, Mr. Ajay Maken gave a speech emphasizing the importance of sports in the school curriculum. He appreciated the Principal’s efforts in the field of academics and sports.

Then began the much awaited prize distribution ceremony where the winners of the tournament from classes six to eleven as well as the all-star team was awarded medals and trophies. Abhisumat Barthwal was declared the best goal keeper of the tournament, Akshat Bajaj, the best forward; Tanya Munjal, the best Girls player; Sahil Yadav, the best defender and Arsh Mathur the highest scorer of the tournament. The overall runners up were the all star team from VI to X. The overall winners were the all star team from Class XI.

A martial arts performance was put up by the students of DPS East of Kailash which was followed by a patriotic dance on the song, ‘Prachand’ by the students of DPS Shiksha Kendra. Mr. Chetan Chauhan enlightened the students about the wonders in store for those students who plan to take up sports. Armaan Dogra’s father presented tokens of gratitude to the teachers of the school. The event concluded with a vote of thanks by the Vice-Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta.