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DOHA: DPS-Modern Indian School (DPS-MIS) recently honoured high-performing students at an awards ceremony. 

Board toppers of Grades X and XII and all-round performers of Grades V to IX and XI were felicitated at the ceremony organised virtually.

Indian Ambassador Dr Deepak Mittal was the chief guest. The ceremony was attended by Hassan Chougule, DPS-MIS president; members of tyhe DPS-MIS executive committee, Asna Nafees, school principal; vice-principals, headmistress, parents and the young achievers.

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Mittal commended the dedicated efforts of DPS-MIS in moulding and preparing the students to navigate the challenges with determination. 

He congratulated the students on their achievements and advised them to remain inquisitive, aim higher, contribute to achieve the dream of New India and to build the world of their dreams.

He also urged them to embrace environmental sustainability and support QNV 2030. 

Legacy of excellence

Chougule appreciated the high achievers of DPS-MIS. He encouraged the students to think, dream, wonder and innovate and carry forward the legacy of excellence of their alma mater.

Nafees thanked the Indian Embassy for its support in every endeavour and appreciated its efforts in the smooth conduct of the CBSE board examination 2019-20 during the pandemic.

“DPS-MIS believes that excellence is a journey not destination and strives persistently to provide ample opportunities to its students for their holistic development and academic excellence so that they become the trailblazers of tomorrow and contribute positively in the progress of the world,” she said.

All-round performance

Twenty students were awarded with trophies and merit certificates as a hallmark of their all-round performance and five students were bestowed with the Kanjani Memorial Award for academic excellence. 

The programme was aired live on Facebook and anchored by Priti Ketanbhai Modi, activity coordinator Senior Wing; Chinmayee Pathak, activity coordinator for Grades VI to VIII and Sonal Sampath, activity coordinator for Grades III to V.