On 5th December 2011 Delhi Public School, RK Puram held its scholar badge ceremony for the students of Class XI. The ocassion was graced by the presence of Dr. (Prof.) Usha Luthra, Member of DPS Society, who is known for her tremendous contribution in the field of medicine, pathology and cytopathology and is currently a Professor in Kuwait University .
The Principal, Dr. DR Saini warmly welcomed the chief guest and the parents.The programme commenced with a classical performance which captivated everyone. The school choir presented “The New Song”, a self composed number. There was also a stellar Indian contemporary dance by the students. A foot-tapping performance by the students of DPS Shiksha Kendra followed.
A few students shared their views about the scholar badge ceremony and how it enables them to strive for the skies. Dr. Usha Luthra addressed the students. According to Dr.Luthra, “ DPS aims for a holistic development of students from a very young age in an attempt to attain excellence and help students from various socio-economic backgrounds”. She highlighted the importance of the three elements of success i.e hardwork, passion and compassion.
The first award which was presented was the Prantik Roy Memorial Award for Class 10 school toppers given to 153 students who achieved 10 CGPA in CBSE Board exams.The students received green badges, blue ties, blue badges and blue blazers for academic excellence and red ties, red badges and red blazers for achievements in extra-curriculars. The ceremony concluded with the vote of thanks by the Vice Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta,. It was an altogether memorable experience for those who received the awards.