GEMS Our Own English High School, Sharjah Girls, nine GEMS students and two families recognised at awards
The Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance 2017 recognised one school, nine students and two families from GEMS Education, at the 19th edition of the awards held at Dubai World Trade Centre on 25 April.
Nine students from GEMS Our Own English High School, Sharjah, The Millennium School, Dubai, Our Own High School, Dubai, GEMS Our Own Indian School, Dubai, The Winchester School, Dubai, GEMS Modern Academy, Jumeirah College, Dubai were recognised with the Hamdan Academic Award in the Outstanding Student category, while GEMS Our Own English High School, Sharjah Girls was awarded as the most Distinguished School/School Administration.
Bagging the award under Sheikh Hamdan Distinguished Family category were the families of Iqbal Ahmed Ansari from The Millennium School, Dubai and Umar Ahamed Shakir from GEMS Our Own English High School, Dubai.
Sir Christopher Stone, Chief Education Officer, GEMS Education, said: “We are extremely proud of Our Own English High School, Sharjah Girls, and the students and families that have been recognized. These awards are a great acknowledgement of the hard work and passion that each of them possesses, as well as the dedication to excellence shown by the school, their families and teachers. We congratulate each one of them and look forward to their future successes.”
Designed to highlight academic achievements, the Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance acknowledges talents, skills and leadership abilities across a variety of disciplines.
In addition to these awards, eight GEMS students have also received the Sharjah Educational Award for Outstanding Performance – four from Our Own English High School Dubai, two from GEMS Our Own English High School Sharjah, Girls and one each respectively from The Millennium School, Dubai and GEMS Winchester School, Abu Dhabi have also been awarded the Sharjah Educational Award for Outstanding Performance.
– GEMS Education Media