Welham Boys' School

NewsGraduation Ceremony - 2022 09-04-2022

Emotion and nostalgia ran high at the Main Field of the Welham Boys’ School on April 9, 2022, as the Parents, Staff, Students, and Guests got together to bid farewell to the Class of 2021-2022.
 
The ceremony commenced at 7:00 pm and was presided over by Ms. Sambasivam, Principal of Welham Girls’ School. The Principal WBS in her address to the graduating batch advised the students to believe in the virtue of truth: find the truth in what they do and who they are from the state of their being. After a Vedic prayer chant by the Senior Students, citations were presented by the Chief Guest to the Class of 2021- 2022.
 
Viraj Lohia was honored with a Platinum Crest for scoring above 91 percent for 9 consecutive years. The Principal then announced the most-awaited and prestigious awards of the evening: The Principal’s Commendation Award was presented to Viraj Lohia; Aditya Chandra Gupta received the Service to the Community Award; Faculty Award for Exemplary Behavior and The Kataria Trophy for the Best All-Rounder went to Viraj Lohia; The Gulab Ramchandani Trophy for the Gentleman of the Year was conferred on Chetan Chaudhary.
 
This year, The King of Constantine medal was awarded to Aditya Chandra Gupta for having initiated a fundraiser called Samvedna, to help the neediest in the state of Uttarakhand during the COVID pandemic. This medal is bestowed on an exceptional individual or group of individuals from every Member School who has done unusual and outstanding work within their local or school community and truly embraced the spirit of the Round Square IDEALS.
 
In her address to the School, Ms. Namita Gupta (mother of Aditya Gupta) thanked the Staff and the School for their role in bringing up the boys and exhorted the outgoing class to conduct themselves with dignity and diligence to bring further honour to the school.
 
The Chief Guest in her speech commended the school for its role in molding the future citizens and leaders of this country. She emphasized the need for students to remember their roots. She also went on to talk about the six virtues of kith and kin; all your activities must be based on truth, use knowledge to make the right choice with compassion, to always be a man of substance against all inequality, build your character with perseverance and patience which are integral to the training and grooming provided by schools such as Welham Boys’.
 
Amidst the melodious strains of Auld Lang Syne, The Batch of ’22 had a final handshake with The Principal and released their wish lanterns into the warm and reminiscent sky.

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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.