The Scholar Badge Ceremony for Class VIII Sections G-K, was held on 28 November 2017 at Delhi Public School, R.K Puram. The students, the parents and the teachers look forward to this prestigious occasion every year in which students excelling in academics and co-curricular activities are awarded on stage.
The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the lamp and a performance by the school orchestra which left the audience dazzled. The Chief Guest, Dr. Pratibha Jolly, Principal Miranda House, was felicitated by the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal. The Headmistress, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra also graced the event with their presence.
A short film showcasing the school’s various achievements in academics, sports and co-curricular activities was shown which evoked a loud round of applause.
In her welcome address, the Principal elaborated the topic ‘Faith versus Fear’, where she beautifully described about the faith shining bright in the eyes of those whose life has been spent in a tattered tent, alongside the road, while most of the gentry have abandoned the desideratum to appreciate the small things in life. She concluded her speech by saying, “Hope gives you the ability to hear the music of the future, and faith gives you the courage to dance to it today.”
The cultural programme was an amalgamation of performances. The actors took the stage by storm transferring everyone to a different era. The dancers swayed, the choir sang a moving melody and the play emphasized the importance of keeping faith, never giving up and bravely overcoming fears. The finale was a passionate performance that united a variety of talents.
Dr. Pratibha Jolly started her speech by congratulating the students and the parents, and praised the school for its excellent performance, which has been on a constant hike. She ended her speech by saying that with the progress existing in today’s world, the internet born generation should be able to produce something of great substance.
The Award Distribution Ceremony was conducted by the Class Representative, Ms. Surbhi Gupta, introducing the awardees. The Chief Guest, the Principal and the Headmistress presented the students with their awards.
The Headmistress, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra gave the vote of thanks and the scholar badge concluded with the national anthem.