The Honours Ceremony for class 12 was held on 20th December 2020
in the Saraswati Auditorium. The Ceremony, a tradition at New Era Public School, is
organised every year to bid adieu to the outgoing batch of class 12 and award
their achievements in academic and co-curricular fields. Former Lieutenant
Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lt. General Ajay Kumar Singh
PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM (Retd.). The event was also graced by the parents who took
great pride to see their wards ready to spread their wings and fly away into
the real world.
The Principal, Mrs. Vandana Chawla welcomed the Chief Guest and
personally read out the citations of each student of class 12. General Singh
presented the certificates and proficiencies to the students and congratulated
them. In his address to the students, General Singh highlighted the role played
by the Indian Army in protecting the country and ensuring peace. He encouraged
the students to follow their dreams and be willing to take risks in life. His
speech, mixed with personal anecdotes inspired the students.
Mrs. Vandana Chawla thanked General Singh for sparing his valuable time.
She addressed the students and encouraged them to work hard in life and follow
their passion with conviction. She emphasised on the important role played by
teachers in shaping the society and expressed her desire to see students take
up the noble profession and make a difference.
The candle lighting ceremony, a symbolic gesture of passing on the baton
of responsibilities by the outgoing Student Council to the new Student Council,
concluded the solemn event.