Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram hosted the Scholar Badge ceremony for Class IX on 8th December 2011. The chief guest for the occasion was Justice Vipin Sanghi, Judge of the Delhi High Court. The theme of the scholar badge was ‘the art of living’.The scholar badge ceremony is held annually at DPS RK Puram to promote excellence in the fields of academics and extracurricular activities.
The ceremony commenced with a soothing classical instrumental performance. The Principal, Dr D.R. Saini welcomed everyone and appreciated the achievements of students in numerous fields especially Maths and Science and called the school a “center of excellence”. An exuberant music performance by the choir on the song ‘ Junoon’, an enchanting classical dance performance and a patriotic performance by the students of DPS Shiksha Kendra were the highlights of the programme.
A powerful PowerPoint presentation was displayed showcasing the importance of living 100% and believing in oneself. The students shared their views on the art of living, stressing on the importance of family and relationships and about doing something one truly desires to do. According to them, ‘ living is an art, difficult to practice but easy to perfect’. Various achievements of the school and the students were mentioned. The chief guest, Justice Vipin Sanghi praised the great institution and the Principal , appreciating his efforts in inculcating Indian values in the students. He stressed on the importance of maintaining a balance in life, about learning from one’s mistakes, never losing hope and about pursuing knowledge and hard work rather than running after success.
Finally came the much awaited distribution of badges. Students were awarded badges and blazers for continuous academic excellence and Red ties, blazers and badges for achievements in extra curricular activities. The ceremony concluded with a vote of thanks by Ms. Vanita Sehgal, Headmistress of middle school.