Jalandhar, October 4, 2012: The Institute celebrated the 91st birthday in the memory of its Founder President, Late Dr. Stya Paul as Founder's Day in October 2012. The celebrations were an attempt to pay tribute to this great man who had been a legend in himself and led the Apeejay Education Society into becoming one of the esteemed and renowned educational bodies of India with his futuristic insight, visionary attitude and missionary zeal. The celebration commenced with a mellifluous Bhajan rendition which was followed by a duet song and special talks delivered on the Apeejay motto of ‘Soaring High is My Nature’. On this day, the prestigious Dr. Stya Paul Award is bestowed to a student who has not only shown academic excellence but also exhibited high moral and ethical conduct. This award includes a certificate and a one-time scholarship of Rs. 5000. Ms. Saloni Sharma of MCA V was the proud recipient of 'Dr. Stya Paul Award for Moral Values' for 2012.