SWIMATHON FOR A CAUSE
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 will go down in the history of DPS International, Gurgaon as a landmark day when the much awaited swimming facility was inaugurated on campus. Ms. Aditi Misra, Director DPSI, & Principal, DPS Sector 45, Gurgaon inaugurated the state of the art swimming pool amidst loud cheering by students and faculty members. A‘SWIMATHON’ by Kushaagra Kapoor, a student of grade VIII commemorated the occasion . The adolescent on a mission swam 13 kms (520 laps) in just over four hours, showcasing his determination to extend support to the ‘First Love Children’s Foundation ’ in Siliguri, West Bengal. With each lap, he garnered monetary support for the children’s home and this ‘Service as Action’ endeavour made him an icon of selfless service . Ms. Devyani Jaipuria, Pro Vice Chairperson DPSI, graced the occasion with her presence and congratulated the students and their proud parents for this stupendous act. Ms.Aditi Misra too applauded students for ‘truly embodying the DPSI motto of ‘Service before Self’’. Ms. Rima Singh (Head of School), Ms. Seema Kaushal (Secondary School Principal) and Ms. Kamal Shah (Primary School Principal) together with the academic staff, students and parent fraternity provided support and encouragement to Kushaagra and his co-swimmers, Kritansh Kapoor, Tashvi Anand and Aryan Saklani for their philanthropic initiative. The brave hearts won an overwhelming response for their lofty effort with the DPSI community supporting the cause with generous donations. As we stand on the threshold of yet another milestone achievement, we look forward to training and skill development during swimming sessions at school!