Sunday, July 7, 2013

Investiture Ceremony 2013-14

"The price of greatness is responsibility." Sir Winston Churchill

On the pleasant morning of 6 July 2013, admirable young talents of Atmiya Vidya Mandir were bestowed responsibility of serving school with their capability, efficiency and more over with devotion.

The Investiture Ceremony, thus marked the initiation of the student council for the academic session 2013-14. Designations were assigned with an official title to the Head Boy, the Vice Head Boy and the Sports Captain. the House Captains and the Vice-Captains of all the four houses were provided with the respective ranks and deserved rights.

The young and enlightened minds, Harsh Sarda and Tanmay Patel of class XI carried the program to an utmost excitement. And displayed the best of the qualities of Host.

"PRATHAM PRABHU, PACCHI PAGLU" as per this ritual of Atmiya Vidya Mandir, Investiture Ceremony commenced its first step of lightening the sacred lamp by Honourable Vice Principal - Ashish Sir, Respectable Administrator - Haresh Sir. Thakorji was offered with the devotional poojan by Pujya Arjun Mama. Following the Hindu tradition, Lord Ganesha was worshipped by presenting the Sloka - "Vakratunda Mahakaya Suryakoti Samaprabha" by our school choir group who added grandeur to the ambience.

On the tune of the school band, members of Student Council performed a grand March Past.

The formal assignment of title, is indeed a matter of pride for every members of Student Council. Vice Principal, House conveners and House Teachers assigned the Council members with their respective badges.

Turning the program with zest, Vice-Principal, Honourable Swayam Ma'am carried out the swearing-in-ceremony. Wherein entire Student Council took an oath and promised to discharge their duties sincerely to the best of their ability.

To add more splendour to this function, the centre of most attraction for our school youngistan was the dance, it was a traditional Gujarati dance which was performed by the students of class IX and X in a kathiyawadi attire.

The Head Boy, Sachin Verlekar, cognitively brilliant, socially smart and emotionally stable yet deeply humane delivered a short speech. Wherein he promised to behold the values of school and stand up to the expectations of elders.

Enlightening further, Vice Principal - Swayam Ma'am addressed the school on "Responsibility of a leader is to play multiple roles in his life".

As a symbol of energy, the lamp was lighten by the Students Council. The ceremony was concluded with the school song.

Wishing the entire Student Council, success and victory in all their endeavours and leaving behind a legacy for all to cherish.

Written by: Rashmi Ma'am

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