Graduation Ceremony 2017

The Graduation Ceremony is a truly momentous occasion for the Welham fraternity.On the 16th of February, 2017, the Graduation ceremony for the batch of 2017 was held. The events of the evening began with the ceremonial entry of the Chief Guest, followed by the academic procession and the graduating class of 2017.

The Principal introduced the Chief Guest, Mr. David M. Armstrong, Executive Director of the International Boys' Schools Coalition. An academician par excellence, Mr. David is committed to building and strengthening relationships with schools that work with boys, around the globe. As the Headmaster of Landon School for eleven years (2004-15), David has demonstrated his commitment to the education of boys, especially in character development.

The Chief Guest gave away the citations and the Subject Awards to the boys of the graduating class of 2017. The prestigious award of the ‘Gentleman of the Year’, was bagged by the Head Boy, Mohit Gupta. The ‘Principal’s Commendation Award’ went to Madhav Sangal and the ‘Award for Exemplary Behaviour’ was given to Samip Shrestha and Akshat Singh.

The Head Boy addressed the gathering and he expressed his heart-felt gratitude to the entire Welham community for the fine contribution they had made in making Welham his second home. Thanking the the teachers and the support staff, he emphasised on their contribution in shaping his future during his formative years. Holding back his emotions, he shared with the audience how proud he is to be a Welhamite.In his message to his fellow Welhamite, he encouraged them to put in their best in everything they do.

Some parents of the graduating class also shared their views and thanked the School for its contribution in shaping their young children into fine gentlemen. The parents were convinced that having successfully gone through school life, their children will make a difference in whatever they do.

The Chief Guest congratulated the Class of 2017.He wished them good luck for their future endeavours.

The ceremony was concluded with the lighting of the wish lanterns for good luck and success of the 2017 graduating class.

There were guests from a vast spectrum of faculty members, students and parents of the graduating class, resulting in a vibrant celebratory atmosphere. For many, the occasion was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that they will never forget.

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