To encourage more students to pursue Arts and Humanities as their career option Nalanda Education Society which runs Delhi Public School Surat and Tapi has been felicitating the Gujarat state topper in Class XII CBSE Humanities stream since last year. This year Ms. Aashvi Shah of DPS Bopal, Ahmedabad who secured 97.4% was the recipient of the prestigious Nalanda Merit Scholarship for Humanities 2017 worth 2 lakh rupees. The felicitation ceremony was conducted on 25th June 2017 at the Science Centre Auditorium in the presence of many dignitaries.
The event also witnessed the felicitation of DPS Surat Class XII toppers, Ms. Kavya Phophalia of Commerce stream securing 97.8%, Ms. Khushali Tulsian of Humanities stream securing 96.2% with `1,00,000(1 lakh each) scholarship, momento and merit certificate. Ms. Divolka Sawlani and Ms. M. Anugrahaprada of Science stream both securing 96% were felecitated with `50,000(fifty thousand each) scholarship, momento and merit certificate. Twelve students of DPS Surat who achieved 100 out of 100 marks in varoius subjects were also felicitated with mementos and certificates.
The toppers shared their success stories with the audience and the future aspirants. They emphasised on the essential tools like diligence and hard work that each student should carry as they embark upon the journey of life.
The Chief Guest for the event Mr. M. S. Patel- Collector and District Magistrate and other dignitaries of Nalanda Education Society graced the occasion.