By OUR STAFF REPORTER
MUSSOORIE, 5 Aug: The Oak Grove School Annual Investiture Ceremony for Prefects for 2021-2022 was held in virtual mode, here, today. The student council of fifty-two members was vested with various responsibilities for the new session. The appointments of deserving students were made keeping in mind their leadership qualities, reliability consistency and performance in various academic and other related fields. They were also judged on their character and communication skills. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Abhishek Kesarwani, Principal, Oak Grove School. The proceedings began with lighting of the ceremonial lamp by the Chief Guest and other dignitaries, followed by singing of the school song by students of Senior Girls and Junior School students. Students of Girls School and Junior School also performed an outstanding dance on the occasion. Sarthak Saxena, a student of Class-IX, urged all the students and their parents to wear helmets when driving twowheelers and seat belts in cars through his mime acting. Thereafter, the Chief Guest vested the newly appointed council members with their badges. The prefects are led by Boys’ School Captain and Vice Captain, Aishwik Shee and Abhinav Kumar Singh, respectively; Girls’ School Captain and Vice Captain, Shreya Saxena and Sana Sumi, respectively, Junior School Captain (Girls’ Section) Yashica Nirala, and Junior School Captain (Boys’ Section) Hritik Raj, Anish Kumar, Junior School Games Captain (Boys’ Section) and Rakhi Rani, Games Captain (Girls’ Section), respectively. Rahul Yadav and Prashansa Tyagi were selected as Sports Captains of Boys’ and Girls’ Sections, respectively. All the selected students took the oath of sincerity, honesty, loyalty to the institution and their duty. Principal Kesarwani, administered the oath of office. He congratulated every post holder and advised them to develop leadership qualities. He said that the ability to overcome challenges, a resilient attitude and dedication were the true qualities of a successful leader. The vote of thanks was proposed by Anupam Singh. The ceremony was witnessed by Komal Kesarwani, Dr Sanjay Dube, Head Master, Oak Grove Boys’ School, Vinay Kumar, Head Master, Oak Grove Junior School, Kusum Kamboj, Head Mistress, Oak Grove Senior Girls’ School, Dr Atul Kumar Saxena, RK Nagpal, Dhairaya Nagpal, Vipul Rawat, SK Raza, Manisha Shrama, Archana Shankar, Kanchan Sharma, RN Yadav, Santosh Kumar, Pratyesh Kumar, Ranjeet Shee, GD Raturi, Aditi Gupta, Ankita Sharma, Saleem Ahmed and others.