On Friday, 18th October 2019, Delhi Public School Vasant Kunj organized the Investiture and Scholar Badge ceremony. 

Padma Bhushan Awardee, Sh. V.K. Shunglu, Chairman, the DPS Society was the Chief Guest of the day. Rear Adm.(Retd.) M.M. Chopra, Vice Chairman, the DPS Society and Chairperson Managing Committee DPS Vasant Kunj graciously presided over the function. 

The grand event commenced with the welcoming of the guests by the respected School Principal Ms. Bindu Sehgal. The school choir presented a beautiful rendition of the soul-stirring song, ‘Hum Sab Bhartiya Hain,’ which set the tone for the ceremony ahead.

This was followed by the Welcome Address by Rear Admiral M.M. Chopra. He greeted the august gathering and extended a warm welcome to Sh. V.K. Shunglu. He also encouraged the students with his sagacious words and emphasized the importance of sports in student life. He highlighted the manifold achievements of the DPS Society under the able guidance and leadership of Shri. V K Shunglu, the Chairman of the DPS Society.

The next event was a mesmerizing dance performance-‘Shivanjali’ by the students which received a huge round of applause and left the audience spellbound. The dance aesthetically showcased the coming together of the Purusha and the Prakriti, the Shiva and the Shakti, the masculine and the female energies of nature.

The Chief Guest, Sh. V.K. Shunglu, Chairman, the DPS Society, in his address, congratulated the meritorious students on their stellar achievements and motivated the young leaders of the School Student Council to forge ahead in life with aplomb. He specially urged them to hone their language skills. He advised the student community gathered to enrich their vocabulary as the command over the English Language would always provide them an extra edge.

In what was the most awaited moment of the ceremony, the hundred and two students who had received the prestigious school posts were given their hard-earned badges by the honorable guests. Thereafter, thirty-seven meritorious students of Class 12th were awarded with Gold Medals while Blue Coat and Tie and various Subject Proficiencies were awarded to around thirty-five scholars. Later, twelve deserving students were felicitated with Gold Medals for their exemplary performance in prestigious National Level SMTE, JSTSE and NTSE examinations. Young sporting stars of the school were also commended for bringing laurels to the school in several Zonal, CBSE as well as Inter-DPS Events. It was indeed a proud moment for the students, their parents and the teachers.

The Vote of Thanks was proposed, thanking the revered guests and parents and expressing gratitude for taking out time from their busy schedules to attend the momentous occasion. The ceremony concluded with the National Anthem.