The morning of 8 September 2017 was an inspiring one for the students of DPS Surat because the prestigious ‘Sports Person of the Year 2016-17’ event was held in the school premises. 38 children who showed outstanding performance in the field of sports and games were duly awarded with a scholarship ranging from Rs. 1100 up to Rs. 31,000. Sabrish R. of class XII bagged the coveted title and a scholarship of Rs. 31,000. All the awardees were also the recipients of a certificate of merit and a memento. It was indeed a great morning where many students were inspired and motivated to make sports an essential part of their daily lives.
Surat Children Welfare Organization is an autonomous body, which works for the welfare of the children of the city. Like last four years, this year too the SCWO decided to felicitate and encourage the pupils through the Sports Person of the Year 2016-17. Sports, is an integral part of everyone’s life. It is imperative for the physical and the emotional well being of the individual. The SCWO has always supported Delhi Public School Surat in their philosophy of holistic education and personality grooming.
SCWO started this initiative in the year 2013-14 and this is the fourth consecutive year that they have continued the trend and given away scholarships to the meritorious Sports persons. The benevolent dignitaries who graced the occasion were the Founder Members of the SCWO, Mr. Shreyansh Goyal, Mr. Manoj Bhatia, Mr. Kishore Gagnani, Mr. Alok Khandelwal. Mr.Deepak Bedia, Mr. Nihar Doctor, Mr. Nazir Vali and Mr. Vipul Jagirdar. Also present on the occasion were the Principal, Mr P Vamshi Krishna, the Director of DPS Surat and Tapi, Mr G R Sivakumar and the Pro V C, Mr Pradip Kumar.