Welham Boys' School

NewsINVESTITURE CEREMONY 2024 05-02-2024

On the auspicious day of Monday, February 5, 2024, Welham Boys’ School was imbued with a sense of solemnity and pride as it held its Investiture Ceremony for the academic year 2024-2025. The ceremony commenced with the esteemed Chief Guest, Mr. Deepankar Aron, IRS, Commissioner, GST (Appeals), Uttarakhand being escorted to the stage by a procession of outgoing prefects, led by the outgoing School Captain, Trayambak Pathak.

The assembly commenced with a solemn prayer and hymn, invoking divine blessings. Following this, the outgoing School Captain, Trayambak Pathak, administered the official oath of office to his successor, Atharva Agarwal, whose name will be indelibly recorded in the annals of the school's history. The esteemed Chief Guest had the honour of affixing the School Captain’s badge onto the newly appointed School Captain, extending heartfelt congratulations on this momentous occasion. The ceremony continued with the formal investiture of the Sports Captain, Aditya Nitin Kumar, and the Academics Captain, Eshan Agarwal, subsequently followed by the induction of the Activities Captain, Ashaaz Ansari. This was further complemented by the recognition of the four distinguished House Captains and the appointment of the four committed House Prefects.

The esteemed Chief Guest, in a compelling address, underscored the paramount importance of venerating elders, upholding cherished traditions, and adhering to ethical principles. Drawing insightful parallels from the timeless epic Mahabharata, the Chief Guest also illustrated the significance of obedience exemplified by Lord Ram in fulfilling his father's wishes.

During the event, Mr. Aron, a distinguished speaker, invoked the wisdom of Mahatma Gandhi, highlighting the visionary leader's perspectives on compassion, resilience in the face of failure, and the profound impact of self-control.

During her address, Principal Ms. Kain expressed unwavering confidence in the newly appointed prefects' capacity to lead by setting an exemplary standard. She extended her appreciation to parents for their collaborative efforts with the school in nurturing young minds. Emphasizing the importance of compassion and courage, she motivated the Student Council to carry out their responsibilities diligently. Furthermore, she urged all students, especially those bestowed with badges of honour, to prepare for a world where societal needs take precedence over self-interest. Ms. Kain encouraged them to devise innovative ways to make a positive impact on the world.

The ceremony culminated with a eloquent expression of gratitude by the newly appointed School Captain, extending heartfelt thanks to the Presiding Officer, Principal, Parents, Guests, Staff, and Students of Welham Boys’. This marked the conclusion of a memorable day, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of all those in attendance.
 

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Welham Boys’ School started life as Welham Preparatory School way back in 1937, when Ms. Oliphant invested her humble capital and started the School in a rented building, which she called White House. Later, she rented another building Bethany that today is our dining hall. Welham Boys’ School started life as Welham Preparatory School way back in 1937, when Ms. Oliphant invested her humble capital and started the School in a rented building, which she called White House. Later, she rented another building Bethany that today is our dining hall. Welham Boys’ School started life as Welham Preparatory School way back in 1937, when Ms. Oliphant invested her humble capital and started the School in a rented building, which she called White House. Later, she rented another building Bethany that today is our dining hall.