20th November 2018

DPS Vasant Kunj celebrated the Scholar Badge Ceremony for Classes 9th to 11th with great pomp and splendour. The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the esteemed guests and the Principal of the school. This was followed by a mellifluous performance by the Junior School orchestra. The Principal, Ms. Bindu Sehgal, welcomed the august gathering, and instilled pride in the hearts of the parents by listing out the awards and accolades received by the students in various fields, ranging from sports to academics.

Then the school band, IRUS, presented a soul stirring self-composed melody on peace, harmony and unity; resonating the qualities much desired in today’s world of unrest.
The Chief Guest for the day was Shri Anurag Tripathi, Secretary, CBSE. Shri Kailash Gahlot, Minister of Transport, Government of Delhi and the PTA members graced the occasion as well.

The Chief Guest addressed the audience, highlighting the significance of application based learning and the need for interactive classes and encouraged the students to link textbook knowledge with their day-to-day experiences. He emphasised on the importance of skill development, emotional, physical and mental balance in shaping the leaders of tomorrow and concluded the speech on a positive note by congratulating the students for their achievement.
Then began the much awaited Scholar Badge Ceremony. The esteemed guest handed out the Badges to around 550 meritorious students. This was followed by the felicitation of the students in various co-curricular events.

The event culminated with the vote of thanks and the National Anthem.