The Scholar Badge ceremony for Class IX, Sections H-L was held on 20th February 2015. The Chief Guest for the event was Mr. Injeti Srinivas, Chairman of the National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority. Also present were the Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini; Vice Principal of DPS Shiksha Kendra, Mrs Pushpa Agarwal; and the Headmistresses, Ms. Vanita Sehgal and Mrs. Anita Singh.
The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the lamp and felicitation of the guests followed by a mellifluous performance by the Indian Orchestra. A clip highlighting the achievements of the students in various fields was shown. The Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini, addressed the gathering and extended a warm welcome to the audience.
In the cultural programme, the students of DPS Shiksha Kendra enthralled the audience with their graceful dance performance. The Indian Music Choir presented a medley in different regional languages. This was followed by a dance- drama by the students of class IX depicting the rich culture of India. The students of the Dance Society performed different classical and folk dances of India.
The Chief Guest, Mr.Injeti Srinivas in his address to the students, stressed on the importance of values and of individuals. He said, “Individuals matter.build institutions, don’t try to be larger than life.” He also spoke about the importance of sports, not only in the life of an individual but also for the country as a whole. According to him, “Sports is among the most important things in life, it teaches us team spirit, discipline, gives us an undying will to exceed, and a wealth of attributes.”
The Class Representative, Ms. Vinita Gupta, conducted the Award Distribution ceremony. The Chief Guest, Mr. Injeti Srinivas; the Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini and Headmistress, Ms. Vanita Sehgal presented the scholar badges, blazers and certificates to the worthy students.
The Headmistress, Ms. Vanita Sehgal delivered the vote of thanks. The ceremony concluded with the National Anthem.