The scholar badge ceremony of class XI (sections A-M) was held at DPS R.K. Puram on 16th December 2014. The ceremony is a much awaited event in the school’s calendar as it acknowledges the students’ excellence in academics and co-curricular activities. The Chief Guest of the occasion was Mr. Pramod Grover, Vice -Chairman, Managing Committee DPS R.K. Puram and Honorary Treasurer, DPS Society. The Principal, Dr. D.R Saini; the Vice Principal, Mrs Shobha Mehta; Vice Principal of DPS Shiksha Kendra, Mrs Pushpa Agarwal; and the Headmistresses Ms. Vanita Sehgal and Mrs. Anita Singh, were also present.
The ceremony commenced with the inaugural lighting of the lamp by the Principal and the Chief Guest. An enthralling classical piece by the school orchestra was presented followed by a mesmerising “Bharatnatyam-Kathak” fusion and an immaculate rendition of the song ”Mumkin Hai”, by the Indian choir. The students of class XI, expressed their views on what the institution meant to them, and how it had come to be a second home. This was followed by a scintillating Gujarati folk-dance performance by the students of DPS Shiksha Kendra, celebrating the vibrancy of ‘Incredible India’.
The Chief Guest, Mr. Pramod Grover addressed the gathering, congratulating the parents of the awardees and telling them why Delhi Public School R.K. Puram has and will remain a premiere institution, on the forefront of academics, sports and co-curriculars; all thanks to its committed teachers and hardworking students.
The rep of class XI, Mrs Abha Chona conducted the much awaited award distribution with Mr Pramod Grover, Dr D.R Saini and Mrs Shobha Mehta presenting the awards. Meritorious students were awarded gold medals, blue ties and blue blazers for continuous academic excellence. Gold medals, red ties and red blazers were awarded to students excelling in extracurricular activities such as sports, music and dance. The vote of thanks was given by the Vice Principal, Mrs Shobha Mehta. The ceremony concluded with the National Anthem.