Investiture Ceremony -2019
Students, staff and guests of Welham slowly made their way down the candle-lit paths towards the Activity Centre, where the captivating Investiture Ceremony 2019 took place, presided over by Mr. Ashok Kumar, D.G. Police (Law & Order/CID/Prosecution).
The old prefect body slowly marched in to hand over their responsibilities to the newly elected body. The Principal, Ma’am Bindra led the School into prayer and after the hymn ‘Higher Ground’, she introduced the presiding officer. This was followed by an address by the Principal on leadership and her gratitude to the outgoing prefect body. A clip on children’s thoughts on leadership was also shown.
The formal oath taking ceremony and handing over of responsibilities followed. The new prefect body is as follows: School Captain- Chirag Bansal, Sports Captain- BistritGurung, Academic Captain-ShresthToshniwal, Cauvery House Captain- Dev Agarwal, Cauvery House Prefect- GaurangBhati, Ganga House Captain- SarthakTayal, Ganga House Prefect- Shivansh Gupta, Jamuna House Captain- DevrajSinghania, Jamuna House Prefect- Anish Prasad, Krishna House Captain- Pavit Singh Kapoor, Krishna House Prefect- ShreyTibrewal, Round Square President- Harshjyot Singh.
Later, the presiding officer, Mr. Ashok Kumar addressed the gathering, expressing his thoughts on the challenges of leadership. A vote of thanks by the new School Captain, Chirag Bansal was followed by the School song. Guests, staff and prefects proceeded for soup and later joined the rest of the School for dinner at Bethany.