The Global School Awards have been instituted to recognize the undying commitment and performance excellence of top global international school - GIIS students, teachers and staff. The prestigious event is a celebration of the top international high schools spirit to persevere and triumph. The award ceremony motivates all students and teachers to excel in what they envision as their boundaries and set new targets for themselves. This year, 297 recipients received awards at the glittering ceremony who were honored for their exceptional achievements.
At the root of top international schools in the world, Global Indian International Schools revealed that their greatest teaching qualities lie the most inspiring efforts with intelligent guidance, sincere approach and skillful execution. The teachers of GIIS - best international schools have excelled in their teaching craftsmanship with a meaningful impact on students, the fruits of which are evident across all levels. GIIS teachers and staff members were felicitated with awards in four categories: The GIIS Long Service Award, Dr L M Singhvi GIIS Ambassador Award, The Mahatma Gandhi GIIS Extra Mile Award and The GIIS Star Award.
The Global School Awards for students were a crowning glory for those who have made their dreams comes true at best international school in Asia – Global Indian International Schools. Several students walked up on stage were a special group of individuals honoured for their ability to excel in various fields including academics, co-curricular, sports and all round excellence. GIIS student achievers were awarded prizes in three main categories -
● Dr APJ Abdul Kalam GIIS award for Academic Proficiency
● GSF President s award for All Round Excellence (named after GSF President, Prof. MGK Menon )
● GIIS Subject Proficiency Award
Additional Awards given to students included the Mr Chandu Borde GIIS Award for Sports Excellence and the Justice C S Dharmadhikari GIIS award for Co Curricular Excellence. The awardees received trophies and plaques from Mr Atul Temurnikar, who was accompanied on the stage by Mr Rajiv Vasudeva.
Performances from students from all GIIS campuses brought an element of cultural grace and charm to the award ceremony. The event began with Bhangra Pulse, a spirited dance by students of GIIS Balestier Campus, which got the audience clapping with the music beats. GIIS East Coast Rock Band struck a chord with the audience with their all-student band putting up a confident performance. The last was Fusion Dreams, a perfectly choreographed Bharathanatyam dance based on fusion music performed by GIIS Queenstown Campus team.
The ceremony was attended by various known guests and award recipients from all three Global Indian International School campuses in Singapore. Present at the event were Guest of Honour, Chairman and Co-founder, Global Schools Foundation, Mr Atul Temurnikar, Country Director (Singapore), GIIS, Mr Rajiv Vasudeva, GIIS Principals, Vice-Principals, students, parents, dignitaries, teachers and administrative staff members.
Addressing the awardees, parents and teachers as well as members of the staff, Mr Temurnikar said, “Today, we have gathered here to recognise the best and the brightest of our students and teachers. Academic awards-especially institutional or national awards-are a great way to show colleges that you can succeed in any setting.” He concluded his address with a message to students, “Whatever you do, love what you do and enjoy doing it. Do it in the best way possible and be the best in what you do.”
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