“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
The Scholar Badge Ceremony for class XII was held on 25th August, 2023 at Delhi Public School R.K. Puram, to recognize and commend the students for their exemplary performance in academics and co-curricular activities during the previous academic years.
The Chief Guest, Shri V.K. Shunglu, Chairman of the Managing Committee of DPS R.K. Puram, graced the occasion.The floral felicitation of the chief guest was followed by the Fusion Orchestra, setting a melodious tone for the event. A short movie was presented, highlighting the school’s accomplishments and the achievements of the students and staff.
The Principal – Ms. Padma Srinivasan, extended a cordial welcome to all present and expressed her gratitude for the Chairman’s ceaseless support for the school. She addressed the scholars and their proud families, and encouraged them to continue the persistent hard work and efforts in the years to follow.
The invigorating and euphonic rendition of the song “Chal Tere Vajood Ki Talash Hai” by the school choir highlighted the importance of finding and pursuing one’s purpose in life. The exquisite vocalisation and harmonisation of the melodies struck a chord with the audience. Following this, the Chau, a folk and classical dance form of Orissa was staged, that left a reverberating impact on the heart and soul of those present. The energy and enthusiasm on the stage reflected in the audience response which was filled with admiration for the performers. A huge round of applause for the dancers ensued.
The Chief Guest motivated the students by emphasising the importance of the journey to success rather than the goal. He accentuated the significance of unity among the efforts of the students and their mentors. His address was followed by the much awaited Award Ceremony. As a hallmark of true academic brilliance, 200 gold medals, 111 Green Badges and 10 blazers were awarded to the meritorious students and over 100 awards were bestowed upon those excelling in extracurricular activities like sports, music and dance.
Among the recipients of gold medalists were the stream toppers of CBSE Board Examinations 2022-23: Parth Kumar from Science Stream, Vidushi Jaidka from the Commerce Stream and Shreeya Nahata from the Humanities.
Deepanvita Baisya Memorial Award was given to class-XI stream toppers, Akshita Mishra from Humanities, Mauray Jain from Science and Nishnaat Aggarwal from Commerce stream. Ishwar Chandra Memorial Awards were bestowed upon the section toppers of class XI.
The event came to a close with the vote of thanks proposed by the Vice Principal, Mr. Anil Kathuria, thanking all staff members and students whose efforts made the ceremony a success. The ceremony ended with the school anthem followed by the national anthem.