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Honouring excellence

The Outstanding Academic Achievement Awards Evening was held on Wednesday 4 January in the Saar Auditorium. This highly celebratory ceremony was attended by more than 250 students, families, honoured guests and teaching staff. Following the National Anthem of the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Piano Trio, comprising Liela Al Sugair, Benedict Brandreth and Annie Thevara, played Piano Trio (Archduke) Sherzo-Allegro by Beethoven and Solo Flautist, Lulu Alsugair performed Concertino op.107 by Chaminade.

The GCSE Medals and GCSE Certificates were presented by Nick Wilson, Head of Senior School, assisted by Adrian Walker, Assistant Head of Senior School and Jamie O’Dowd, Head of Year. The A-level and IB Diploma and the Edexcel Special Awards were presented by Nick Wilson, assisted by Hilary Rowark, Assistant Head of Senior School and Rola Al Hammoud, Head of Year. The Alumni speech was made by Monica Jinsi, who is studying Chemistry/Pre-Medicine at the University of Virginia. The closing address was made by Nick Wilson, Head of Senior School, which was followed by the Vote of Thanks proposed by the Head Girl, Michaela Sandy, and the Head Boy, Anish Vishwakoti. The ceremony concluded with refreshments and formal photographs.