“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

The Class VIII Scholar Badge Ceremony for the academic year of 2022-23 was hosted by Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram on the 1st of February, 2024 at the Audio-Visual Hall (AVH) to commemorate the academic and co-curricular achievements of the students.

The event commenced with the floral felicitation of the Chief Guest, Shri VK Shunglu the Chairman of the Managing Committee of DPS R.K. Puram and Vice Chairman DPS Society. This was followed by the ceremonial lighting of the lamp By the Chief Guest Shri VK Shunglu,The Principal Ms Padma Srinivasan,The Vice Principals Mr Naresh Miglani,Mr Anil Kathuria,and Mr Mukesh Kumar, The Headmistresses Ms Rashmi Malhotra and Dr Anubha Gopal..

A short movie highlighting the school’s achievements and various accolades received  by the students and staff members was presented. The Principal, Ms. Padma Srinivasan, addressed the gathering by commemorating the hard work put in by students throughout the session 2022-2023, and commended them for being self-assured.She also highlighted the importance of Hardwork and focussed approach to be adopted by the students because they are at a very impressionable stage and it would help them in the long run.

What ensued was an emphatic play presented by the students of Class VIII on the timeless story of ‘Aladdin and The Magic Lamp’. The cinematic play was alternated with sing-song narrations by the talented vocalists of the Western Music Society, as well as various dance performances, consisting of nuanced and synchronised movements. It emphasised upon the significance of persevering through the hard times, and learning to look at life through a lens of optimism. It conveyed a compelling message about how real magic is the genie in us. ‘Dedication, devotion and grace’ must persist in order for the magic within us to shine.

Shri V.K. Shunglu congratulated the recipients, and highlighted the value of perseverance in our lives. He underscored how life is not about things getting done magically, but us having to work hard to get them done. In this journey, the school plays the vital role of the facilitator in enabling the students to face challenges in life.

The much awaited scholar badge ceremony began. Students were felicitated with awards and  certificates as a token of appreciation for their meritorious performance over the past year. A total of 240 Blue Badges, 4 Green Badges and 2 Red Badges were awarded. 

Dr. Anubha Gopal, the Head Mistress, proposed the vote of thanks. She expressed her heartfelt gratitude to the Principal, Vice Principals, Head Mistress, the recipients and the activity in-charges for putting in their efforts in making the event successful.

The ceremony was brought to an end with the rendition of the national anthem.