The Scholar Badge Ceremony of class VIII, sections A to L was held on 13 December 2012, in Delhi Public School, R.K Puram. The ceremony was presided over by the chief guest, Professor Dr.(Mrs.) Usha Luthra, Member of DPS Society. The ceremony was graced by the presence of the Principal, Dr. D.R Saini; the Vice Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta ; the Headmistress, Ms. Vanita Sehgal; the class 8 representatives, Mrs. Ritu Kumar and Mrs. Sunita Johar and the Activities In- charge, Mrs. Prema Pandey.
The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the lamp. This was followed by an instrumental performance. The chief guest was warmly felicitated by the Principal. Dr. Saini addressed the gathering and spoke about the significant role played by the parents and teachers in the holistic development of the students.
The school choir presented a melodious song. The students of class 8 rendered a mesmerizing performance of the folk dance, Dollu Konitha. Some students shared their views about the importance of determination and following one’s dreams.
Dr. Mona Lisa Palit, an alumni of the school and a parent, spoke about her alma mater. The chief guest, Professor Dr. (Mrs.) Usha Luthra stressed the importance of hard work and responsible behaviour. She said that students should imbibe the best of values from the East and the West. The various awards like the green badges, blue blazers and badges, the red tie, pin and certificate were awarded to the meritorious students. The Chief Guest and the Principal handed out the awards.
The ceremony concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by the Headmistress, Ms. Vanita Sehgal.