On Friday, 8th July, DPS, Delhi Public School, Ranchi, tied up with US Consulate in Kolkata. Craig L Hall, the US Consulate General in Kolkata visited DPS along with his team members for an interaction with the students of the school. It was not only DPS that they visited. The team visited some more schools of the town with an aim to make the students aware about the opportunities of studying in U.S.A. and about the benefits of studying abroad.
All the students were excited about the event, especially the students of class XI and XII, who were also a part of the event. It all started with a welcome song “Swagatam” that was sung by the students of DPS for the guests present at the event. Dr. Ram Singh, the principal of DPS welcomed all the guests with an introductory speech talking about the achievements of the school. Also, he thanked all the stakeholders who have contributed a lot for the growth of the school. Along with Craig L Hall, his other team members included Greg, Padro, Ms. Shivanti, Ms. Sonam Luthra and Nikhil Bhatnagar. All of them and some of the renowned dignitaries and guests were welcomed by the principal of the school. Students from around 20 schools of Ranchi were part of this event. All of them had come to attend the programme along with the teachers. Some of the important guests that were present are : Anurag Gupta ADGP Jharkhand Police, Dr. BB Aggarwal Pro Vice Chairman DPS, KB Bhargav Principal DPS Dhanbad, Abhishek Kumar Principal DPS Gaya and some more were present among the dignitaries.
An interactive session also started in which the students asked questions about the various career options and how they should go about it. Questions also ranged from acquiring visa to the different courses that are being offered to the students. Not only the students but the teachers also asked questions. One of the teachers said, “ We are extremely grateful to the principal of DPS, Ranchi who invited us and gave us such a wonderful exposure.”DPS,
DPS, Ranchi and the US Consulate will now work in tandem so that they can offer benefits to the students and teachers of Ranchi. When the principal of DPS, Ranchi was asked as to why he thought of inviting the consulate of US, he said, “ I really feel honoured that with the help of Craig L Hall and his team, DPS, Ranchi will be able to do something extraordinary for its students. According to me, the international exposure to the students about the opportunities available in US for pursuing higher studies will be beneficial for them in future.”