Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram hosted the Scholar Badge ceremony, the most coveted event of the academic session, for class VII, sections A – F on 5th December 2012. The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the Principal, Dr.D.R. Saini, along with the chief guest, Mr Jawhar Sircar, CEO of Prasar Bharti. The Principal welcomed all the parents and the chief guest. According to him, the success of the school was a collaborative effort of the DPS Society, parents, teachers and students. He heartily congratulated the scholars and wished them success in life.
A enthralling performance was put up by the choir followed by a graceful dance by the students. A powerful PowerPoint presentation was displayed showcasing the importance of living cent percent and believing in oneself. The students shared their views on the theme, ‘Non-violence is the best way to resolve conflicts’ and quoted inspirational speeches of world leaders including the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi; Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela and John F Kennedy. The tiny tots of DPS Shiksha Kendra, a school for the underprivileged run on the premises of DPS R.K.Puram, enthralled everyone with their scintillating dance on “Joh himmat na haare,voh zindagi sawaare.”
Mr. Sircar shared his experiences with the audience and stressed on the need of preserving one’s ideals. According to him, “DPS aims for a holistic development of students in an attempt to attain excellence and helps to imbibe traditional values in them.’’He stressed on the importance of maintaining a balance in life, about learning from one’s mistakes, never losing hope and about pursuing knowledge and hard work rather than running after success.
The much awaited award giving ceremony began with Mrs Mini Rathore, Representative of Class VII, congratulating the recipients of the various awards. Students were awarded scholar badges for continuous academic excellence and Red ties, blazers and badges for achievements in extracurricular activities. The ceremony concluded with a vote of thanks by Mrs. Anita Singh, the Headmistress of classes sixth and seventh.