DPSI Investiture Ceremony
DPS International, Gurgaon, held its fourth annual Investiture ceremony on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 in the school auditorium. The date also happens to be the school’s Founding Day. Mr Varun Jaipuria, a young and dynamic entrepreneur and the Director of RJ Corp group of companies, graced this occasion as the chief guest. The solemn function was attended by the parents of the newly elected school senate for the year 2017-18 and a panel of distinguished guests which included the school’s Pro Vice-Chairperson, Ms Devyani Jaipuria, the school Director and founder Principal of DPS, sector-45, Ms Aditi Misra and Head of School, Ms Rima Singh.
The school conducts its annual senate elections in a democratic fashion culminating in the formation of the student council which comprises the school Captain, school Vice-Captain, Sports Captain, Cultural Secretaries, four House Captains and class Senate members. Ms Aditi Misra administered the Oath of office to the new senate and the school and house flags were handed over to the respective student leaders by Ms Rima Singh and the school Principals, Ms Seema Kaushal and Ms Kamal Shah.
A brief and impressive cultural programme which included inspirational songs, a mime act and choral recitation was presented by the students of DPSI on this occasion.
In his speech, Mr Varun Jaipuria endorsed the school’s endeavour to support the democratic process and wished the students great success in discharging their duties through the next academic year. He encouraged them to stay steadfast in their roles as leaders and become exemplars for others to follow. Ms Rima Singh expressed her pride and faith in the newly invested school senate. She shared her views on her current role-model, Mr M S Dhoni and listed his attributes that were the essential building blocks to becoming a great leader.