The Annual Award Ceremony for Classes VII and VIII was organized at DPS, Mathura Road on 14 May, 2019. The constant efforts and hard work of the brilliant students was recognized and awarded for their outstanding performance in the academic session 2018-2019.
The Principal, Mrs. Deeksha Khera, Vice Principal, Mrs. Reema Sharma, Career Mistress, Ms. Madhumita Saha, Headmistress Junior School, Mrs.Ranjana Dean, Reps and Coordinator along with the PTA representatives presided over the event.
The event commenced with the ceremonial lighting of the lamp followed by a Saraswati Vandana by Senior School students. A soulful ‘Jugalbandi’ of santoor,sitar and tabla mesmerised the audience.
The Principal, Mrs. Deeksha Khera addressed the gathering and welcomed the Chief Guest, Dr. P. C. Jain, former Principal of Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), New Delhi . He is a renowned educator with a brilliant academic career. He completed his Post Doctorate from Indian Council of Social Science and Research and is a Central Council member of ICAI nominated by Govt. of India.
The Principal, Mrs.Deeksha Khera congratulated the proud parents of the awardees with her inspiring words and addressed the students of today as leaders of tomorrow who have to equip themselves with challenges that lie ahead in their lives. In her address, she acknowledged the role of educators and parents for playing an important role in nurturing the children and helping them to excel in life.
The Chief Guest, Dr. P.C Jain advised students to give up mindless addiction to social media, multi-tasking and the company of toxic people in order to excel in life . He acknowledged the role of teachers in mentoring and nurturing students, developing critical and logical thinking and helping them to learn independently.
This academic year saw 84 students of Class VII being awarded Scholar Badges and 4 were declared gown holders.From Class VIII, 66 students were awarded Scholar Badges and 1 student was declared a gown holder. 13 students from Class VII and 18 students from Class VIII received the Co- curricular Awards for excellence in Art, Music, Dance and other activities in the academic session 2018-2019.
Vice Principal, Mrs. Reema Sharma proposed the vote of thanks . She acknowledged the contribution of the teachers ,organisers and PTA representatives in making the event successful.
The national anthem bought closure to the much awaited morning.