Investiture Ceremony

Investiture Ceremony

Event Date: July 22, 2013

Venue : School Premises

The investiture ceremony held in order to institute the GIIS Chinchwad Student Council 2013-14 was held in the school precinct. Hosted by students of Class IX, the ceremony started with a short, inspirational and melodious prayer in Punjabi - “Satyanaam Shri Waahe Guru”, presented by students of class V. This was followed by the students from classes VI, VII and VIII, who displayed yogic exercises and aerobics with perfect harmony and uniformity.

The office bearers from classes, VII, VIII & IX were honored by the Principal Dr. Amrita Vohra, Vice-Principal, Mrs. Sheela Menon and the Pre-Primary Coordinator, Mrs. Kakuli Pal by formally decorating the uniforms of the new appointees with the relevant insignia. Parents presented the badges to their respective wards, officially hoisting them onto the pedestal of responsibility. This was followed by the Oath Taking Ceremony, as a part of which, the office bearers took a solemn oath, read out by the Principal.

The Head Boy, Mihir Sawant then addressed all present and expressed that he would be humble, modest and focused on the aims and objectives of the student body. The Head Girl, Deepika Aiyer thanked the students for having given her the due opportunity. She highlighted the importance of team work and unity.

The Principal, stated that ‘Investiture Ceremony’ is an occasion where we respect and acknowledge the upcoming leaders and repose our trust in them. Speaking on the occasion, she congratulated the newly elected office-bearers and referred to them as “Global Citizens of life” and “the role models of the future”. She also stated that they will not only render their duties but they will get into the habit of problem solving, and inculcating the bit of creative thinking which is essential for becoming successful citizens of tomorrow. She asked them to discharge their duties honestly. She also gave an inspiring speech about the ways in which they were the representatives of the entire school as they were elected by the entire school in the true democratic way.

The ceremony concluded with the Principal and the Vice Principal, enthusing the ‘young leaders’ to uphold the values of the school and to keep ‘Global Indian International School’ flag flying high while discharging their duties honestly and impartially.