P.C.S. Chicago hosted Punjabi youth graduation and scholarship awards night

P.C.S. Chicago hosted Punjabi youth graduation and scholarship awards night

0.0 (0)
1   0   0   0
Write Review
Photo (1).jpg
Chicago: The Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS) www.PCSChicago.org is hosted its eighteenth annual “Punjabi Youth Graduation and Scholarships Awards Night” on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Viceroy of India Banquet Hall, Lombard, Illinois. PCS Scholarships were awarded and Punjabi class of 2018 graduates were honored. More than 250 attended the celebration.

The celebration included an inspiring key note address by globally recognized Professor Mohanbir Singh Sawhney, the McCormick Tribune Professor of Technology at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois.

"An enterprise requires a unique product to be successful in the market place, lo and behold you already are unique due to your appearance, family values and hard work ethic, don't sell it short," said Professor Sawhney during his keynote address.

Kevindeep Singh Atwal, who grew up participating in PCS programs, and a past board member, a Northewestern University and London School of Economics graduate, but now a Business Development Program Management professional at a large Bay Area technology company was the motivating youth speaker and shared his journey to success.

Avijit Singh Nandra of Fremd High School Palatine, Illinois won the first place $1000 scholarship and Simer Singh of Lake Zurich High School won the second place $750 scholarship.

All the Punjabi class of 2018 graduates were honored and presented with certificates of accomplishment and a cash gift check.

Rajpreet Kaur Dhaliwal was the chief guest. The PCS Scholarship fund and the event was sponsored by Mohina Ahluwalia in the memory of Diljit Singh Ahluwalia; Dr. Diljeet Kaur Singh and Dr. Karamjeet Kaur Singh in the fond memory of their father Dr. Pritam Singh; Bhupinder Singh Dhaliwal; Kevindeep Singh Atwal; Harinder Singh M.I.T.S.; Jasbir Singh Bhalla; Amrit Mittal; Gurdeep Singh Nandra; Dr. Jasvinder Singh Chawla, and Surinder Kumar Jain of Viceroy of India Banquets.

Punjabi cuisine appetizers and sumptuous dinner was served. All the participants, young and old relished the food and danced to the bhangra DJ music as a typical Punjabi family celebration.

The participants of “Rangla Punjab 2018,” a PCS Annual Vaisakhi cultural program that took place on March 31, 2018, received their appreciation awards. The item coordinators were awarded special gift cards as a token of appreciation for their hard work to prepare the teams for performances.

A cake cutting ceremony for the graduates was held to honor and celebrate their graduation. The attendees had fun dancing to the DJ music, and networking.

Dr. Bhupinder Singh Saini and Dr. Narinder Singh Grewal and Darshan Singh Dhaliwal have been longtime sponsors for PCS events.

"The purpose of this program is community building. It is to promote higher education among our next generation. Appreciation, encouragement, motivation and professional guidance goes a long way," said Surinder Singh Palia the P.C.S. President.

An independent panel of judges selects the scholarship winners from the applicants according to a marking criterion established by PCS, which is based on academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and community service volunteering.

The program was organized by Surinder Singh Palia, Bikram Singh Chohan, Parvinder Singh Nanua, Manjeet Singh Bhalla, Raibrinder Singh, Pardeep S. Deol, Sukhmel Singh Atwal, Mohinderjit Singh Saini, Vick Singh, Gurmit S. Dhillon, Surinder Singh Sangha, Balwinder S. Girn, Ronny Kular, Amarjit K. Atwal, Bhinder Pamma, Parminder Singh Ghotra, Yadwinder Singh Grewal, Onkar S. Sangha, Jasbir S. Palia, Paul Lail, Raj Dhaliwal, and Rajinder Singh Mago with the help of several volunteers.

The Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago is an all volunteer, not-for-profit community service organization devoted to promoting Punjabi culture, language, performing arts, healthy life style, sports, education, and good citizenship in the metropolitan Chicago area and beyond.


For more information:


P.O. Box 1244 , Palatine , IL 60078

Ph: 847-359-5727, e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PCS website http://www.pcschicago.org/

F.B.: Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago https://www.facebook.com/pcschicago/


User reviews

There are no user reviews for this listing.
Already have an account? or Create an account
Movie Reviews

Tamizh Padam 2 Tamil Movie Review, Rating -3.25/5

Jul 13, 2018 49
Bottom Line: Shiva and Amudhan deliver another laugh riot that is hilarious than the…

Kadaikutty Singam / Chinna Babu Movie Review, Rating - 2/5

Jul 13, 2018 60
Bottom Line: This lion neither roars nor does it attack. Karthi yet again lets down by a…

RX100 2018 Telugu Movie Review, Rating -2/5

Jul 12, 2018 76
Bottom Line: Stylish making, raw violence and intense romance alone could not save this…
Restaurant Reviews

Urban Tadka

Oct 12, 2016 1509
The menu at Urban Tadka comprises of food from the undivided region of Punjab in all its…

Malgudi Garden

Oct 13, 2016 1769
The food you eat is life. Something that is not you becomes you Whether you want to…

The Honest to Goodness Truth on Assignment Write

Jun 13, 2018 106
assignment write
Assignment writing will probably demand the exact. You'll get your assignment clear of…
Latest Yellow Pages
Mar 06, 2018

Andhramess Allen

Andhra Mess– Is the most popular South Indian Restaurant situated in Allen, US. We have…
Dec 04, 2017

Best deals on International flights

IndianEagle.com is an innovative online travel company that enables its customers to book…
Sep 05, 2017

Roy Photography

Experienced in Indian and South-Asian Weddings and event photo and video services. Speaks…
Aug 02, 2017

Pista House

Pista House is known for meeting the diverse needs of customers thanks to its use of best…
Latest Classifieds
Jun 19, 2018

Enjoy a Healthier Life with our Organic & Natural Food Range

MyHomeGrocers is leading online store that offers 100% natural & organic products at best…
Jun 15, 2018

Say No To Heavy Shopping Bags Shop all Your Grocery Needs Online

Say No To Heavy Shopping Bags Shop All Your Grocery Needs Online
Jun 12, 2018


Jun 04, 2018

DEVOPS Training Schedule (Weekend Batch).

DEVOPS Training Schedule (Weekend Batch). Training Type: Online Live Interactive Training…
Default Image
Feb 03, 2018

DevOps Online Training Live Demo Feb 05, 2018(Monday) @7.00am IST

DevOps Online Training Live Demo Feb 05, 2018(Monday) @7.00am IST For USA Students Feb…
Default Image
Jan 31, 2018

selenium Training - learntek

Learntek: Selenium Training Schedule. Course Title: Selenium Training. Training Type:…
Jan 25, 2018

SAP Simple Finance Training by SAP Certified Industry Experts

We provide services throughout USA, UK, Australia,UAE, Canada, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand,…
Jan 04, 2018

Tableau Training Institute in Noida

Tableau computing device is a business intelligence andinformation visualization tool…