Class XI Scholar Badge Ceremony 2023

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

George Bernard Shaw

Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram hosted the Scholar Badge Ceremony for the students of Class XI on 8th December 2023, to recognize and acclaim the commendable performances in academics and co-curricular activities during the academic year 2022-23.

The event commenced with the auspicious lighting of the lamp by the Chairman Shri VK Shunglu, the Principal Ms Padma Srinivasan, Vice Principals Mr Naresh Miglani, Mr Anil Kathuria and Mr Mukesh Kumar, Headmistresses Ms Rashmi Malhotra and Ms Anubha Gopal. A harmonious performance by the Western Music Orchestra set a melodious tone for the commencement of the event. The Chief Guest Mr VK Shunglu was felicitated by the Principal Ms Padma Srinivasan following which, a short movie highlighting the school’s achievements, events, and 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. She commemorated the hard work put in by the students and emphasised the importance of taking conscious steps for the future so that students find their place in the world, and also to celebrate each achievement as it comes. A mesmerising and captivating dance by the members of the Indian and Western Dance Societies followed suit. A soulful performance by the Western Choir was staged to rousing applause. In his address, the Chief Guest, Mr VK Shunglu commended the competitive spirit of the students and appreciated the element of fusion in the cultural performances. 

The Jayvant Ishwaran Award for Excellence instituted by Shri Ishwaran and Ms Gauri Ishwaran, former English Teacher at Delhi Public School, RK Puram in memory of their son Jayvant, former Head Boy of the school, was conferred upon the overall topper of class X, Luv Anand. The Prantik Roy Memorial Award, initiated by Mr and Mrs Roy Choudhary to pay homage to their son Prantik, was presented to the Allrounder Student of class X, Mannat Kaur. Next, the Scholar Badge recipients of Class XI were felicitated by the Chief Guest, Mr VK Shunglu, the Principal, Ms Padma Srinivasan, and the Vice Principals, Mr Naresh Miglani, Mr Anil Kathuria, and Mr Mukesh Kumar. A blue tie and blazer were bestowed upon the students with academic achievements in the previous year. To recognize their brilliance in co-curricular activities, selected students received red blazers, ties and pins.  

The Vice Principal, Mr Anil Kathuria, proposed the vote of thanks, extending his gratitude towards the Chief Guest, Mr VK Shunglu, for gracing the occasion, the Principal, Ms Padma Srinivasan for her persistent support and guidance, and the Class Representatives for all their efforts. Lastly, he applauded the students for their academic excellence. 

The National Anthem marked the end of the event.