As the new day dawned on the 11th of July, the monsoon clouds hovered around, ready to witness the much awaited event in the school calendar the Investiture Ceremony. As the proud parents and the audience were ushered in, the ceremony started with the recitation of a shloka and a prayer song by the school choir. The ambience was mesmerised by the enchanting melody and music. A warm welcome was extended by the student Comperes. This was followed by speech by two students on the importance of the Investiture Ceremony and its role in instilling sense of leadership and responsibilities among the young leaders. They highlighted the rigorous procedure followed for the selection of the members of the Student Council, which ensures that only the best and the brightest made to the coveted post. Thereafter the council members marched in unison at the beat of the drums and showed perfect co-ordination. Then the school Principal Mr. B Vinod came forward and presented the badges to the newly appointed members of the Student’s Council. The school flag symbolising the school’s honour soared high in the able leadership of the Head Girl Arushi Sharma and the Head Boy Arpan Anurag. The oath was administered by the Principal and, enthusiastic voice reverberated with solemn promise of duty. The Principal addressed the Student’s Council with his inspiring thoughts. He expressed that the members would maintain discipline, lead in the right way and uphold the honour and good name of the school. He said that the members would work to the best of their abilities and join the elite list of Dipsites who have added to the ethos and tradition of the school.
The Takshila Gaan which is an embodiment of the school’s spirit was rendered by the school choir and all the students and the Council members joined in this musical pride. Thereafter the Head Boy and the Head Girl acknowledged their new roles. In their address to the audience, they pledged their sincerity and commitment towards their duties. The ceremony concluded with the National Anthem.
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