Investiture Ceremony – 2016


The school is a place where values are embedded in the students. One such value is that of leadership. Orchids The International School, BTM Layout, provides many opportunities for the students to exhibit their qualities as a leader. The Student Council is the platform wherein the young students tomorrow take their first step towards assuming responsibility as a leader.
The students nominated themselves for the post of School President, Vice President, House Captains, House Vice Captains, Editorial Minister, Cultural Minister, Health and Hygiene Minister and Discipline Minister. There was extensive campaigning done by the nominees.
The Student Council election was held by students casting their votes electronically. After counting the votes the elected leaders were announced and they were sworn in on the day of Investiture Ceremony.
The day of the event dawned bright and fresh. The day was presided over by Air Commodore Mr.Chinnaiah. The Dean of the school was the Guest of Honour. At the appointed hour, the members of the previous year’s council led the Chief Guest. The event began with the School choir singing the school song. The introduction of the new Student Council to the Chief Guest soon followed and the new leaders were sworn in by the Principal. The event concluded with the Chief Guest speech and the Vote of Thanks by the Principal. In short, the program promised a good start to the academic year!