Indian Educational School (IES) received the ‘Best Performing School’ among 17 Indian schools all over Kuwait at the Annual Science Gala organized by Science International Forum (SIF), Kuwait. The ceremony was held on 12 April at the Indian Community School, Khaitan (ICSK).
IES took possession of the much coveted ‘Acharya JC Bose Award’ for the fourth consecutive year, thus establishing its supremacy, as an invincible contestant in the field of Science. The valedictory ceremony was graced by the chief guest Padma Shri (Dr) Ganapati D. Yadav (Vice Chancellor, Institute of Chemical Technology R.T. Mody, Professor Tata Chemicals Darbari Seth, Professor of Innovation and Leadership, J.C. Bose National Fellow (Govt. of India), Adjunct Professor, RMIT University, Melbourne Australia, Adjunct Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada). Dr. Suzanne Al-Bustan (Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Kuwait University) was the Guest of Honour.
Among the budding scientists, Manha Anees of class 5, Nevin Noji Vaidyan of class 7 and Vishnu Balram of class 9 emerged victorious, and were declared the winners of Sastra Pratibha Contest. The icing on the cake was the golden opportunity for the Sastra Pratibhas to interact with the eminent personality, Dr. Ganapati D Yadav. The proud team of students and teachers, under the able guidance of its captain, T. Premkumar, the Principal, IES was honored in the midst of jubilations. The school Sasthra Pratibha coordinator 2018-19, Deepashree T.C was also felicitated by SIF.
The Kuwait Children’s Science Congress (KCSC) was held on 23 November, 2018 at Indian Central School, Abbasiya. The team comprised of Natasha Martha Fernandes, Sandra Santhosh and their guide Freny Abraham, Physics Coordinator, were declared as winners in the senior category with A+ grade and qualified for nationals. Two other teams comprising Shreya V Arun, Marushka Rita Fernandes and their guide Anselma Tessy, Senior Vice Principal (IES), and Sarah Parvesh, Jogesh Sriram Radhakrishna and their guide Sindhu Ashok were recognised as outstanding performers with ‘A’ grade.
The winners and outstanding performers of Kuwait Children’s Science Congress and their guides were felicitated in the Annual Science Gala. These promising budding scientists are expected to extend their unique contribution to the world and bring many more laurels to the school.