Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram hosted the Scholar Badge Ceremony for Class XII on 28th November 2011, in the AudioVisual Hall. The Scholar Badge Ceremony is an important event in the school’s calender. It is a day when the school acknowledges talent and appreciates excellence in both academics as well as extra curricular activities. The Chief Guest for the ceremony was the Chairman of Delhi Public School Society, Mr. Ashok Chandra. The Principal, Dr. D. R. Saini, warmly welcomed everyone and shed light on the school’s achievements in the past year in the fields of academics and sports and thanked the DPS Society for their continuous support and guidance. The performance by the school choir and the Marathi dance left everyone enthralled.
Some students of class XII shared their views on the school’s role in their metamorphosis over the past fourteen years and also highlighted the importance of hardwork, perseverence and dedication. The students of DPS Shiksha Kendra danced on patriotic songs which left everyone in high spirits. The Chief Guest, Mr. Ashok Chandra addressed the gathering and expressed his pride in the achievements of the students and the necessity to provide ‘inclusive education’ – equal opportunities to children belonging to all sections of society. He acknowledged the important role played by the school and the parents in nurturing ideal citizens of the country.
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.