If you are going to host an investiture ceremony for formal installation of an incumbent at your school, college, or university, the following anchoring script for investiture ceremony in school, college or university can help you host an enthusiastic event.
In the following comparing script, we will discuss what is an investiture ceremony and how to host this ceremony.
What is the Investiture Ceremony?
The word “Investiture” comes from Latin “vestire”. And it is defined as the official installation of an incumbent at his/her office. Generally, the event is either held during the authorized person’s first year in office or at the end of the first year. Moreover, the investiture ceremony is an academic ceremony that has been a symbolized the pursuit of knowledge and knowledge sharing since the middle ages.
Therefore, universities, schools, and colleges take this as an opportunity to welcome and celebrate a new era of progress.
Anchoring Script for Investiture Ceremony in School, College or University
The anchoring script below covers some of the basics but important elements of any academic celebration or event. These elements include:
- opening lines: Or the start of the event.
- Welcoming guests
- Lord’s prayer
- National anthem without which any school ceremony is almost incomplete.
- drama performance
- The principal’s speech
- End of the program
Hosting an event may not be a very tough job. However, it requires a lot of preparation and hard work to keep your audience attentive and enthusiastic about the event. Therefore, you should:
- be patient
- speak smoothly and clearly
- be entertaining
- dress yourself according to the event
- have eye contact
- Neither you should keep your head up as it symbolizes arrogance and lack of interest not you should keep your head down as it shows that you lack confidence. Therefore, keep your head straight to the audience
- and be engaging and conversational at times when required.
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more,do more and become more, you are a leader.”
~John Quincy Adams
“Good Morning/ Good Evening, everyone to this spectacular day. The galaxy of thinkers and bookworms, honorable guests, dear teachers respected parents, and beloved students, how beautiful is this day. Because it not only marks down the installation of an honorable member of (insert the name of the organization here) to his workplace but also it symbolizes education and its importance in our lives.
Thus, dear audience, you may eventually discover the beauty of this beautiful day as the event gradually starts to blossom. As this day marks down the investiture ceremony of (insert the name here).
It is indeed rightly said that:
“leaders are not born, they are made”
For those of you who do not know what an investiture ceremony means; the investiture ceremony is an official celebration of a person’s installation to his authority, power, right and office. And one of the most awaited celebrations at (insert the name of the school here).”
Moving forward, I take pride in getting this opportunity to welcome all the distinguished guests on this special occasion of the investiture ceremony of (insert the name of the school here). Thus, I, (insert your name here), on behalf of our school head, Mr. (name of the principal), respected teachers and staff and my team, would like to give a gracious welcome to you all.
Also, I am extremely honored to welcome Mr. (name of the guest), the chief guest of today’s event and (insert the name of the person) whom we congratulate for his installation and promotion to (insert the position of the person, for example, CEO of the XYZ company) and welcome to this special occasion. Thank you, for giving us your precious time.
Moreover, I also feel honored to welcome dear parents and my fellow students. Thank you all for joining us on this beautiful and inspiring day! ”
“Dear God, into your hands we place our worries, cares, and troubles. Into your Wisdom, we place our path, direction, and goals. Into your love, we place our lives.”
So, let us begin this aspiring day with God’s prayers by (insert the name of the student here) from grade XYZ.
After the Lord’s Prayer
Thank you, (insert name of the student here). It was indeed very beautiful and heart touching.
“every man has a map in his heart of his own country and that the heart will never allow you to forget this map.”
~Alexander McCall Smith
“Since no academic celebration is complete without the national anthem of our beloved country, let us all stand up to honor the beautiful land of (insert the name of your country here). Besides, I would like to call (insert the name of the student here) and his team to sing the national anthem. ”
After the National Anthem
“Thank you, (insert name of the singer and his team here). This performance was choreographed by (insert name of the choreographer here). Thank you, (insert name of the choreographer here).”
You are more than you were. And you can start over anytime.
I hope you have not gotten bored. Even if you are bored, you do not need to worry because it is time to have some fun and enjoy the sparkling welcome performance of our little fairies of grade XYZ. So, put your hands together for them.
After the Tableau Performance
“Wow! It was such a magical performance. Taking this opportunity, I would like to thank (insert the name of the choreographer here) for choreographing this dazzling performance of our young angles of grade XYZ.”
“ QUIT WORRYING ABOUT HELL OR DREAMING ABOUT HEAVEN, AS THEY ARE BOTH PRESENT INSIDE THIS VERY MOMENT. EVERY TIME WE FALL IN LOVE, WE ASCEND TO HEAVEN. EVERY TIME WE HATE, ENVY, OR FIGHT SOMEONE, WE TUMBLE STRAIGHT INTO THE FIRES OF HELL.”
Ladies and gentlemen, now it is time for our speaker to share his view about the given topic. To appreciate him, please give him a big round of applause.
After the speech
“Thank you, (insert name of the speaker here) from grade XYZ.”
DON’T WASTE WORDS ON PEOPLE WHO DESERVE YOUR SILENCE. SOMETIMES THE MOST POWERFUL THING YOU CAN SAY IS NOTHING AT ALL.
― MANDY HALE
Do not do what is easy; do what you love and enjoy doing. (insert the name of the person here) is the living example of this motivational line in our lives. Getting what you want and love may not be easy but it is possible. After all, hard work pays off in the end.
With that being said, I would like to call upon (insert the name of the student here) and his team for their drama performance on the life and struggling stage of Mr. XYZ. To call them on the stage, please put your hands together.
After the Drama Performance
“Thank you, guys. You did a wonderful job.”
Calling the Principal on Stage
“I am very privileged to invite the respected principal (insert the name of the principal of the school here) of (insert name of the school here) on the stage. Sir, you merely need any introduction. We are all proud of you and your extinguished hard work in the field of education and health. Sir, may we please have you on the stage.”
After the Principal’s Speech
“Thank you, Sir. for your kind words.”
Thank you, ladies and gentlemen, for your patience and precious time. We are extremely glad to have you all here today to celebrate hard work and success. Furthermore, we appreciate your valuable time and patience you have shown today. Additionally, I would like to thank our guests (insert the name of the guest here) for giving his valuable time to sparkle our event.
Coming to the end of the day, on behalf of my team, I wish you every happiness, success, and peace!