“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.”-Helen Keller
Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram hosted the much awaited Class X Scholar Badge Ceremony 2022-23 on 26th of October 2023 at the Audio-Visual Hall (AVH) from 2 pm onwards to celebrate the academic and co-curricular achievements of the students.
The event commenced with the auspicious lighting of the lamp by the chairman Shri VK Shunglu.He was felicitated by the Principal Ms Padma Srinivasan by our token of affection and regard.The programme commenced by a song on Ram Katha presented by the Indian vocal music Society. The sparkling melody embodied the spirit of ‘the victory of good over evil’.
A short movie, highlighting the school’s achievements , events organized, and the accolades received by the students, was presented.The Principal, Ms. Padma Srinivasan in her address welcomed, the chief guest Shri VK Shunglu and the proud parents of the students receiving the awards by thanking them for gracing the occasion with their presence. She commemorated the hard work put in by the students and emphasized the importance of balancing studies with relaxation as the key to ensure success in life.
A Musical Dance Drama was beautifully enacted by the X grade students exhibiting the events of Ramayana in a comprehensive manner. It narrated the story of Shri Rama’s birth, marriage and his victorious return to Ayodhya after triumphing over Ravana.The audience was mesmerised by the enthralling performance of the students in various roles and the riot of colours in their costumes.
The Chief Guest Shri V. K. Shunglu spoke on the necessity of removing the evil from within us. He commented on the plethora of choices available to grade X students in the years ahead and the need to think with clarity before choosing a path. He appreciated the exemplary performance of the talented vocalists and the students who had participated in the dance-drama, and concluded by saying that Ram exists only in the ones who defeat the Ravana within them.
The much awaited scholar badge ceremony began.Students were awarded Gold medals, Blue and Green badges, and certificates as a token of appreciation for their toil over the past year. In total, 201 Blue Badges, 72 Green Badges and 14 certificates for co-curricular achievements were awarded. Gold medals were awarded to all the students who had shown outstanding performance in academics.
Ms. Rashmi Malhotra, the Head Mistress,proposed the vote of thanks.She expressed her gratitude towards the Chief Guest Shri VK Shunglu for taking out time to grace the occassion, She also thanked the Principal Ms Padma Srinivasan for providing a platform like this to showcase the talent of the students and for acknowledging their accomplishments at such a formal ceremony.She also expressed her gratitude towards the Vice Principals Mr Naresh Miglani,Mr Anil Kathuria ,Mr Mukesh Kumar along with the teachers and students who had played their part perfectly in successfully organizing the ceremony.
The National Anthem marked the end of the event.