Indian School Darsait organized Investiture Ceremony of the office bearers of the Student Council for the academic year 2015-16 on 28th May in the school auditorium. Mr. Biju Samuel, Convener, School Management Committee was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
Dr. Sridevi P. Thashnath, Principal who delivered the welcome address, briefed the audience the purpose of student council and how the present body took shape through a transparent process of election and selection conducted over the past few weeks.
She announced the names of students selected for the ceremonial posts led by Joshua Albert (Head Boy), Priya Kumari (Head Girl), Rafeek T.A and Suhail T.N (Sports Captains) Aadil Sherief (IT Secretary), Chanjal Theres Roy (Cultural Secretary), Sreelakshmi P (Literary Secretary), House Coordinators, Deputies, Assistants and Prefects. It was followed by the introduction of the Captains, Vice Captains and Prefects by the House Counsellors of four houses: Bapu, CV Raman, Tagore and Vivekananda.
The Chief Guest pinned badges to the Ceremonial Heads, Principal to the General Prefects and House Counsellors to the Captains, Vice Captains and House Prefects.
In his inspiring speech the Chief Guest urged the student leaders to do their duty with responsibility and dedication. He said: “A leader is the one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way”. He further urged the young leaders of ISD to be true leaders in their guidance, behaviour and attitude and conveyed his happiness and warm wishes to them for their endeavours and tasks in the school.
Joshua Albert, Head Boy representing the Student Council, in his acceptance speech promised the whole hearted support and allegiance to help school scale greater heights in the days to come. Priya Kumari, Head Girl proposed vote of thanks and expressed her gratitude to each and everyone for making the day very special.
The school choir created an ambience of solemnity and joy. The function was graced with the benign presence of parents of office bearers of newly formed Student Council.