New Delhi, Jan 16, 2021: Apeejay School, Saket, held its mega virtual Annual Appreciation Day - ‘Une boîte à bijoux enchantée’ - An Enchanted Jewellery Box’ on January 16, 2020. The event witnessed the presence of many luminaries with Dr Mahesh Kumar Sharma, Member of Parliament as the Chief Guest along with Mr Anurag Tripathi, Secretary, CBSE as the Guest of Honour. Special invitees - (Retd.) Major General Sharabh Pachouri, VMS and Padmashri, Mrs. Kiran Segal, Odissi dancer also graced the occasion. Mr Aditya Berlia, Member, Management Board and Co-Promoter, Apeejay Stya and Svran Group presided over the function.
The program commenced with the lighting of the lamp amidst melodious rendition of the Vandana followed by a classical dance form. School Principal, Mrs Smita Amit, welcomed the guests and presented the School’s Annual Report. Citations were read out as the CBSE board toppers along with other meritorious students were appreciated for their academic performance during the previous academic year. The co-curricular awards were also announced for the meritorious students.
The delightful evening unfolded with creative and extravagant performances with over 350 students participating in the event. The tiny tots performed a musical - ‘Princess of Spring’. ‘Swayam Siddha’ - the Hindi play showcased the inspiring life of danseuse Sudha Chandran. William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ also took form as the fairies and elves took over the virtual stage.
Lastly, a musical tribute to our valiant soldier - Major Shaitan Singh, Indian Army Officer and recipient of the Param Vir Chakra was exhibited.
The celebration culminated with the vote of thanks, followed by the National Anthem. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed this exhilarating and engrossing Annual Appreciation Day.