written By Mr. McMurray
Throughout the year we have been celebrating the 40th anniversary of UAS. On Monday evening, May 22nd, our school released 127 scholars out into the world with a UAS diploma. The graduates were able to share the night with our special guest His Excellency “The Minister of Education and Higher Education, Dr. Mohammad Al Fares”, parents, family and teachers. In addition to UAS diplomas, there were 11 special awards presented:
The Nora Al Ghanim Inspirational Award…Alaa Rashwan.
The High Flyer Excellence Award…Jna Raslan.
The Founder’s Award…Omar Alenizi
The European Council of International Schools Award (for international understanding)…Mahad Noor.
The Mahmoud AbuDawoud Award…Mowafak Albitmouni.
The Self-Achievement Award…Dareen Assadia
The UAS Eagles’ Wings Award…Aya Elzohbi
The Most Outstanding Senior Male…Abdullah Almailam
The Most Outstanding Senior Female…Dalia Alquaimi
UAS continues to meet the demands of an ever changing world. We are especially proud of the character we help to instill in our students and the balance they are able to achieve in applying values to academics, service, and leadership. This year, 60% of the Class of 2017 has earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. We are truly blessed to be part of something special.