VASANT VIHAR: To commemorate the anniversary of 65th Republic day of our nation, the students of HC Auxilium – Vasant vihar held a celebration in the School Auditorium on 23rd January 2014. The programme commenced with a welcome speech by the School Head girl Shreya Sharma, highlighting India’s uniqueness and developments followed by a melodious song ‘Vande Mataram’ by the students of class VI and VII. The English Declamation competition for the juniors was judged by Sr. Celine and Mrs. Rashmi Wilmer. Vicuna House secured the first position, followed by the Savio House and the Bosco House. Mrs Niraj Jain, of the Hindi faculty, recited a self composed patriotic poem and the students of Classes IX and X tapped their feet on the song ‘Jai Ho’.
The Republic Day celebration was followed by the Handing over ceremony of the leaders. During the solemn ceremony, the outgoing School cabinet and House Leaders handed over their respective flags and the responsibilities to the newly elected School Cabinet and the House leaders. Sr. Stella Davis, the principal of the school drove home an inspiring message to the new leaders conveying the importance of three hands that a leader requires:
The right hand for Love and Kindness
The left hand for might and Power
The third hand is for blessing from the Divine, to fight against the temptations.
The School Anthem was sung to conclude the ceremony.