Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram hosted the annual Class VII scholar badge ceremony on the 14th of December 2011 to promote excellence in academics and co-curricular activities. The chief guest at the event was His Excellency, Mr. Shekhar Dutt, Governor of Chhattisgarh. Mr. Ashok Chandra, Chairman of DPS Society was the guest of honour at the event.
The programme commenced with a rejuvenating Indian classical instrumental performance. The Principal, Dr D.R. Saini welcomed everyone and appreciated the achievements of students in the various walks of life. An exuberant musical performance by the choir on the song ‘I believe I can Fly’, an enchanting classical dance item and a patriotic dance by the students of DPS Shiksha Kendra were the highlights of the programme.
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, ‘Actions speak louder than words’ and put up truly inspirational speeches by world leaders including Alexander the Great, Queen Elizabeth, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Martin Luther King and Mother Teresa.
Various achievements of the school and the students were listed. The chief guest, Mr. Shekhar Dutt praised the great institution and the Principal, appreciating his efforts in inculcating in the students the desire to be the best. He enlightened the students on the importance of learning and the need to give back to society. He said that “one owes to the next generation and to share one’s experience is the best way to give back.”
Finally came the much awaited distribution of badges. The Representative for Class VII Mrs. Usha Diptivilasa read out the awards. Students were awarded scholar badges for continuous academic excellence and Red ties, blazers and badges for achievements in extra curricular activities. The ceremony concluded with a vote of thanks by Mrs. Anita Singh, the Headmistress of classes sixth and seventh.