Lasting Impressions- Presidium Annual Day 2009
Grandeur, talent and thrill was all over the Siri Fort auditorium on 20th Sept. as 1500 students of Presidium secondary School showcased their abilities as part of the mega Annual Day.
The theme of the event was 'Lasting Impressions'. The entire event was organized by the students of Management Academy and the show was hosted by the students of Mass Communication Academy. Each academy showcased their skills and talent leaving the audience awestruck. The Theatre academy crafted a thought provoking drama on 'Be What You Want to Be' while the Sports Academy presented breathtaking acrobats and skating. The students of Social Cause Academy roused patriotism in all the parents and grandparents. The Fun Academy danced to a melody of humorous songs leaving the audience in splits. The thrilling Clubs Show where in the Presidents of each of six clubs took oath was the showstopper. The students and the parents together sung the inspiring school song 'Be what you want to be' with gusto.
The occasion was also special because the renowned parenting expert Mrs. Sudha Gupta, who is also the principal of Presidium, released a beautiful book set containing thoughtful books on Positive Parenting.
The event was dedicated to 'Savera Special School' being constructed at Rohini sec- 5 by Sparsh, an NGO supported by Presidium and Mother's Pride. The mega event was graced by the talented duo Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan who presented a cheque of 51 lakhs to the NGO. The mentally challenged students, who were trained by Shaimak Dawar group, gave a heart rendering dance performance.
Mrs. Sudha Gupta obviously brimming with pride said, "Through today's theme 'Lasting Impressions', we want to tell the parents and the whole world that our young generation has all the abilities to leave a mark like the famous personalities. We just need to give them opportunities and freedom to grab those opportunities." Empowerment of mentally challenged children being a cause close to her heart, she appealed to the audience saying, "Do you think these special children who danced so well have been somewhere neglected. Let's come together to bring out the abilities in these special children as well."
As the theme suggests,
the students left an lasting impression on the minds of some
twenty thousand parents and grandparents who witnessed the