UAE: The prestigious 17th annual Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award ceremony concluded in a glittering and colorful function at Sheikh Rashid Hall at the Trade centre here on 22 April 2015.
The best and the brightest schools, pupils, teachers and even families were awarded cash prizes after being named winners of the prestigious education award.
The Award honours individuals who value their commitment and have a proven record of outstanding success in their respective educational field. The award for Distinguished academic performance has been designed to recognize academic achievements, talents, skills and leadership abilities across variety of disciplines.. His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum established this award 17 years ago.
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, gave away the awards to winners at a ceremony in Dubai on Wednesday at the Dubai World Trade Centre. There are four levels to the competition – international, Arab region, GCC and UAE. Within each level, there are several categories – best education research in the Arab region, excellent teacher, excellent student, excellent school management, best scientific innovation and even best family.
It is a proud moment to all the Mangalorean expertise that few sparkling and young talented students have been awarded in this ceremony. Budding talented Rithika Rajpal shetty, studying in Grade 5 at Delhi Private School , Dubai , who has achieved remarkable milestone in all variety of Dance, karate, Skating ,etc,…. Speaking to mangalorean.com, she said, “My parents and teachers support and constant encouragement truly played an immaculate role in achieving this prestigious award”.
Sprasha Prakash Shetty , little girl studying in Grade 3 of The Indian High school, excelled in academic performance along with multi talented curricular and extra-curricular activities, she narrated “My Parents, relatives, family and also my teachers transformed my dreams into actions has functioned as my stepping stone towards success for achieving this prestigious Sheikh Hamdan Award”.
Brent Adrial Anil D’souza , an allrounder , studying in Grade 3 at The Kindergarten Starters, Dubai. Brent owes his success to his faith in God and to his parents who encouraged him to remain motivated and study hard. He also expressed his gratitude to his helpful teachers, who taught him how to channelize his resources in the right direction. It is truly believed that such award and accolade is required as an encouragement, which will improve self-confidence level , making them feel good about themselves and be true asset of society.