Student Council members of Delhi Public School, Chandigarh for the current academic session were sworn in on Thursday, 23rd August, 2018, at a grand Investiture Ceremony amidst an atmosphere of success, pride and enthusiasm. The meritorious students of the senior school, Session 2017-18, were awarded the prizes for excellence in academics, co-curricular activities and sports.
Shri B.L. Sharma, Education Secretary, Chandigarh Administration, was the Chief Guest. Justice Rajesh Bindal and Mr Rubinderjit Singh Brar, Director, School Education, Chandigarh Administration also graced the occasion.
The formal ceremony began with the lighting of the lamp followed by a cultural programme that included the school choir’s patriotic presentation, a dance performance based on the theme Kavyanjali-poetry in motion The dance was a stellar rendition of a poem depicting the life and battles of the Rajput King of Mewar, Maharana Pratap. The students also presented a street play ‘Ang Daan Maha Daan’ to bust all myths about organ donation.
The newly invested members were badged by the chief guest. He congratulated the new council and urged students to take up their responsibilities with utmost sincerity, and put their heart and soul into whatever they take up in life .He appreciated the ideals DPS has set for itself.
The Principal, Mrs. Reema Dewan in her address stressed on the importance of character building and life skill development. She reminded the council that with authority comes great responsibility and accountability. She urged the young leaders to uphold the values of the school and to keep the school flag flying high while discharging their duties honestly and impartially
The vote of thanks was proposed by the school Head Boy and the Head Girl.