Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram hosted the Scholar Badge Ceremony for Class XII (sections N to W )on 30th November 2011, in the AudioVisual Hall. The Chief Guest for the ceremony was the Vice Chairman of the DPS Society and Member of the Managing Committee of DPS R.K.Puram, Rear Admiral M.M.Chopra,who was welcomed by students from the junior branch with a few verses from the Gita. The Principal , Dr. D.R.Saini felicitated the chief guest with a token of love and appreciation and a portrait sketched by the Head of the Department of Art, Mr.Samaddar.
A cultural programme was put up by the students,which commenced with a truly mesmerizing Sufi qawwali by the school choir, followed by a scintilating dance performance. Some students of class XII shared their views on the school’s role in their metamorphosis over the past fourteen years and also enlisted the various achievements of the school in the previous year. The students of DPS Shiksha Kendra danced gracefully on some patriotic songs. The Chief Guest, Admiral Chopra shared various anecdotes with the students conveying the message, “Knowledge is what creates power, wealth and trust” and reiterated the importance of treating every individual with respect.
The much awaited award giving ceremony began with Mr. Shachindra Sharma, Representative of Class XII, congratulating the recipients of the various awards. Meritorious students were awarded Gold Medals, Blue Ties, blazers and badges for continuous academic excellence and Red ties, blazers and badges were given to students excelling in extra-curricular activies like sports, music and dance. The ceremony concluded with the vote of thanks by Mr. Tijo Jacob, Representative, Class XII. It was a proud moment for the parents present.