Lead to liven! On the pleasant morning of June 29th, 2018, commendable young talents of Delhi School of Excellence Banjara Hills were bestowed with the responsibility of leading their School from the front with their commitment, confidence and competence.
The school held the 6th Investiture Ceremony with great fervor. The Investiture Ceremony marked a significant beginning of the new academic year. It was a solemn occasion where the young students were all prepared to don the mantle of leadership and discharge the responsibilities entrusted upon them by the school. To inculcate the leadership qualities in students and to give them a feel of being a leader and a sense of responsibility the new “Prefectural Body” is formed every year at Delhi School of Excellence Banjara Hills.
The event began with a welcome note and bouquet presentation to the chief guest of the day, Sri D.Vijay Kumar- IPS, Chairman Sri P. Madhusudan Rao, Ms. Shilpa Ravi-Vice Chairperson, Ms.Rama-Devi Secretary, Ms. Reshmi Shenoy- Administrator Attapur, and Ms.Shashikala-Academic Director for the DSE group of schools who were the guest of honor. The Principals of our sister schools Mr. Augustine and Ms.Hemalatha, along with Vice Principals and Headmistresses of Attapur and Manikonda branch were also present to grace the occasion.
It was indeed a gratified moment for each student to be adorned in their formal attire as they were officially assigned powers and positions after winning elections in the most democratic form. The according of badges marked the event filling the atmosphere with zeal, passion and prowess to do more, to learn more and achieve more. The school council members were conferred upon with sashes and badges by the Chief Guest and other dignitaries after which the flags were handed over, a symbolic representation of handing over the responsibility to the new office bearers.
The March past of the four houses was a treat to eyes which had the drumbeat roll, the strikes of band and the high pitch voice of the leaders leading their house members, was a sight of dignity and pride emitting from the contingents. The synchronized swing of arms and the sound of thudding feet stirred something in the hearts of the spectators inexplicably inspiring.
The Principal Ms. Veena Murthy administered the oath to the new Head Boy Purvak Gupta and the new Head Girl Manasvi Lingampally along with the student council. This was followed by the house captains and house prefects taking oath of office. The Chief Guest pinned the badges to the prefects and handed over the flags empowering them with their roles and responsibilities.
In his address, the Chief Guest D. Vijay Kumar appreciated the efforts by the school for providing opportunities to the students to explore the new avenues. He also congratulated the newly appointed Prefects.
The Principal Ms. Veena Murthy in her address encouraged the students to be committed to important issues and to always remember that leadership comes with responsibility. The tiny tots stole the show by enacting as great world leaders. The musical rhythm of the live band and the grace of the dancers, the energized skating drill show, and the power packed dance performance portraying life of leaders depicted a spectacular performance adding vibrancy to the event.
The newly inducted NIE reporter Dharshita proposed the Vote of thanks. She thanked the Chief Guest for his encouraging words and one and all for making this event a remarkable success. The ceremony concluded with the singing of the National Anthem and the official photography. The day’s event truly portrayed the theme-Leadership is more a passion than a position.