INVESTITURE CEREMONY


The morning of 9th October, 2017, saw tangible excitement and palpable anticipation at DPS Vasant Kunj, as it witnessed the prestigious Investiture and Scholar Badge Ceremony. The event was graced by Chief Guest, Smt. Saumya Gupta, Director (Education), Govt. of NCT of Delhi and presided over by Rear Admiral (Retd.) M.M. Chopra, Vice Chairman, the DPS Society and Chairman, DPS Vasant Kunj. 
 
The school choir kicked the event off with a mellifluous medley of songs. Shortly after, Rear Admiral M.M Chopra took over the floor to enlighten the students and talked about the sheer amount of potential the next generation possesses. The august gathering were then entertained by an eclectic mix of two native Indian dance forms- the Shiv Tandava and Kathak.
 
The Chief Guest, Smt. Saumya Gupta, Director (Education), then took over the podium to share her words of wisdom. By sharing her past experiences with DPS Vasant Kunj, she highlighted just how prestigious the institution was.The newly appointed Student Council took an oath as administered by the Chief Guest. 
This was succeeded by the Scholar Badge ceremony, where around 180 meritorious scholars were awarded Gold Medals, Blue Blazers and Badges in recognition of their stellar academic performance over the years.  Next up, achievers in the extracurricular arena were also felicitated for winning laurels in the prestigious ‘Aaj Tak Cup’ for Inter-School Hindi Debate Competition and several other Zonal and National Sports Tournaments.
The event concluded with a vote of thanks and the national anthem.