Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram organized its annual Scholar Badge Ceremony for Class VIII on 9th December 2011 to felicitate students for academic and co-curricular excellence. The chief guest was Dr. Sharada Nayak, Director of the Educational Resources Center and Member of the DPS Society. Ms.Sharada Subramaniam , a DPS Alumnus, was the Guest of Honour . She is presently Joint Secretary of the Rajya Sabha.
The ceremony began with a riveting performance by the school orchestra. The Principal, Dr.D.R.Saini warmly welcomed the guests and parents. This was followed by a soulful rendition of the song ‘Only Time’ by the class VIII Choir. A Konkani dance performed by students held the audience spellbound. Nishant, Ayush, Ilina, Radhika, Archit and Shreya of Class VIII spoke on how ‘Practice makes perfect’ followed by an inspirational presentation. Shagun and Radhika highlighted the achievements of DPS R.K. Puram
in the past year in various fields. Students of DPS .Shiksha Kendra put up an energetic patriotic dance performance.
In her address to the audience, Ms. Subramaniam reminisced about her alma mater and called DPS. R.K. Puram “the best school, not just in India, but in the world.” Dr. Nayak appreciated the efforts of the students and talked about the need to inculcate “traditional values of honesty, integrity and patriotism.”
The eagerly anticipated award distribution began, with many students receiving Blue and Red Blazers in recognition of their hard work. The ceremony concluded with the vote of thanks by Ms.Vanita Sehgal, Headmistress of Classes VIII-X.