The scholar badge ceremony of class X- Sections A-G for the academic year 2014-2015 was held on 10th February 2016. The programme commenced with the ceremonial lighting of the lamp. The Chief Guest was Mr. Karnal Singh, the Director Enforcement, Delhi.

The guests were welcomed by the musical confluence of the various instruments of the school orchestra, which set the mood for the ceremony. The Principal, Dr. D. R. Saini felicitated the chief guest with a token of appreciation. The annual progress report of the school, which reflected the numerous achievements of the students, was presented to those in attendance in the form of a Power Point Presentation. The Principal addressed the gathering and spoke about the various achievements of the chief guest. He also highlighted the need for parents to connect with and support their children.

An inspiring cultural programme on the theme –‘Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light, I have loved the stars too fondly to be afraid of the night’, encouraged the audience to rise above their adversities. The dialogues, which were relayed in both Hindi and English, were set in poetic verse and left everyone spellbound.

In his address, the chief guest Mr. Karnal Singh expressed hope in the ability of the youth to achieve great heights , he also spoke about the profound messages hidden in simple stories like that of the Rabbit and the Tortoise. He urged the parents to spend time with their children and allow them to pursue their calling. He also congratulated the students on their multifarious achievements.

The Class Representative, Ms. Anjana Virmani conducted the ceremony. The Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini, the Chief Guest, Mr. Karnal Singh and the Vice Principal, Ms Vanita Sehgal decorated the awardees. There were 110 Second Blue Badges, 24 First Blue Badges, 2 Blue Blazers, 13 Second Green Badges, 10 First Green Badges and 25 Red Badges.

The Vice Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal delivered the vote of thanks and congratulated the meritorious students. She urged the students to never give up. According to her, the end is really not the end as much as a beginning of something new. The ceremony concluded with the National Anthem.

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