Staff Reporter, Bhopal
To take a walk down the lanes of nostalgia, the second alumni meet was held in Delhi Public School, with great enthusiasm and fervor on 28th December 2014. The event was a day and night affair. In the morning three matches were held – in the football match and the basketball match played between the alumni and the present students, the team of present students won and in the cricket match played between the staff members and the alumni the alumni bagged the trophy.
It was a moment of jubilation and joyful celebration. Then as a tribute of reverence the alumni group gave the guard of honor to Mr. Ajay K Sharma, the Principal, DPS, Bhopal.
The evening witnessed a plethora of activities ranging from exuberant reunions, fun and frolics and felicitations to tearful adieus. In the welcome address the Principal praised the remarkable achievements of the students in the various fields and rendered his sincere good wishes for their life ahead.
He felt that it is a matter of great pride that the Alumni are holding positions of responsibility in various organizations and many of them are successful entrepreneurs providing jobs to others as well. He praised their contribution towards the growth of their Alma Mater. Five students from various fields namely Rishi Loha, C.A. from the field of Finance, Pranjal Joshi, ex-IITian, from the field of science, Aditya Shrivastava, eminent cricketer for sports, Aditya Garg, MBBS, MD, from the field of science, Laksh Kochar, established model in the field of fashion and modelling were felicitated for their outstanding achievement. The occasion was graced by more than 300 alumni ranging across various batches from various parts of the country and outside the country as well. Great bonhomie was observed everywhere with old students reliving their old memories with their batch mates, seniors and teachers. Then the trophies were given to the winning team for the games played in the morning.
Then the ambience became electric with foot-tapping music and dance as the RJ rocked the dance floor. Then students expressed their heartelt gratitude to the school and the teachers and dedicated the credit of all their achievement to the school.
The evening ended with sumptuous dinner and vibrant interactions. The Meet ended with promise to meet again and everyone bid emotional farewell to each other and their beloved DPS.