A farewell ceremony was organized by the school on September 12 where the outgoing Principal Mr. Alistair R.A. Freese was accorded a warm farewell. The Vice-Principal, Academic In-charges, and the members of the administrative staff attended the event and bid a tearful adieu to the ex-principal.
The chairman, Mr. Vijay Dhar spoke at length to the audience, highlighting the innumerable contributions of Mr.Ali stair R. A. Freese for the betterment of the school. He mentioned how he carried an aura that impressed all around him and how he had in one way or the other touched the lives of each and every member of the DPS family. He also expressed his gratitude to him for raising the school to great heights in terms of sports and discipline.
The outgoing principal also addressed the gathering and in a tearful speech bid adieu and thanked one and all present there for their cooperation. He thanked the chairman, Mr. Vijay Dhar and Ms. Kiran Dhar for offering him the opportunity to be the principal of this school. He concluded that it was a beautiful journey for him with new learnings that he gleaned from finding solutions to the challenges while working in Kashmir. He reiterated that he will cherish the memories all his life.
He was presented a small token of love by Mr. Vijay Dhar and Vice Principal Ms. Shafaq Afshan on behalf of the entire DPS family. The event concluded with a group photograph of all the members of the faculty along with the Principal.