A Felicitation Ceremony was held on 5th August 2023 to recognise the efforts of meritorious students of Classes X and XII in the CBSE Board examinations for the session 2022-23. Mrs. D. A. Tressler, Chairperson and Director, Somerville Schools, was the Chief Guest. The event was also attended by the Principal, Ms. Esther Mani, Vice-Principal, Dr. Pratima Margaret Lall, Primary Coordinator, Mrs. Sulochna Cardoza, parents of the awardees, teachers and students.
Class X and XII school toppers were felicitated by Mrs D.A. Tressler and Ms. Esther Mani. Aadit Sewak topped the Class XII batch of 2022-23 with a brilliant 97.8% aggregate. Akshita Sehdev and Sanskriti Jain stood second with an aggregate of 96.6% and the third position was jointly bagged by Avani Mamgain and Lakshya Goyal with 95.6%.
Aadit Sewak (Science), Akshita Sehdev (Humanities) and Sanskriti Jain (Commerce) were also awarded trophies and certificates for scoring the highest marks in their respective streams.
Hardik Mirg scored the highest marks in Class X with an outstanding 97.8% aggregate and Shaurya Pandey secured the second position with an aggregate of 97.2%. Shaurya Thakur and Vaishnavi Negi jointly bagged the third position with an aggregate of 97%.
Students who scored highest marks in various subjects were awarded trophies and certificates by their respective subject teachers. Student with Special Needs, Vidita Singh, was commended for her excellent performance in the Class XII examinations
The newly introduced Somerville Ratna Award was presented to the students for their outstanding performance in co-curricular activities and sports. Aayush Kapoor of XII B and Vanshika Chauhan of XII A were felicitated for excellence in sports whereas Navya Pandey and Stanly Abraham of XII A were felicitated for their exceptional performance in co-curricular activities.
Avika Singh (X E), Aayush Durai of (X E) and Susanna Bagh (XII A) were felicitated for achieving full attendance in the academic session 2022-23.
The school toppers shared their insights with the audience, motivating everyone to give their best. They also expressed their gratitude towards the school, parents and teachers for all the guidance and support.
One of the highlights of the programme was a dance-drama presented by students on the theme, “Say No to Plastic” to create awareness about the harmful effects of plastic.
The Principal, Ms. Esther Mani, presented the Principal’s Award, to Aadit Sewak for his exceptional all-round performance throughout the session and appreciated him for being the role-model for other students.
The Chief Guest, Mrs. D.A Tressler, addressed the gathering and congratulated the awardees for their brilliant results. The vote of thanks was delivered by Mrs. Rita Nakra, PGT Commerce. The programme concluded with an inspiring message from the Principal, Ms. Esther Mani emphasising on the need of holistic development of the students.