12 students of Indian School Al Ghubra - Caroline Judi Benhur, Pavithra Kalaiselvan, Shraavani Sastry, Aparna Krishnan Reshmy, Nikitha Thomas, Roshna Sharon, Kshama Mumbai, Khadija Akbar, Sarah Tasnim, Faiza Reza, Alisha Amjad and Aasiyah Jamsheed- participated in the Regional Round of World Scholar’s Cup held atBritish School Muscat on 13th and 14th January 2017. They were accompanied by Mr. Bejoy Kurian and Mrs. Uma Sanith.
The students were divided into 4 teams and participated in the Junior category of the Programme. They were thrilled to meet and mingle with students of different nationalities studying in various international schools in Muscat and match wits with them in the 4 different events of the programme namely Team Debate, Scholars’ Bowl, Collaborative Writing and Scholars’ Challenge. ISG teams won many trophies and medals in events. Caroline Judi Benhur was adjudged the Top Scholar of the School. She and her school mates brought back a rich haul of Gold and Silver medals for their debating, writing and quizzing skills. All the four teams have qualified for the Global Round. The qualifying teams will attend the next Round in one of the three cities- Hanoi-Vietnam, Cape Town -South Africa or Athens- Greece -where the Global Rounds will be held. The students hope to do well and qualify for the Final Round which will be held at Yale University, USA.
World Scholar’s Cup is a celebration of learning which makes the pursuit of knowledge a fun filled experience for the scholars. The ISG students expressed their gratitude to the ISG family and their parents for the opportunity to enrich their minds and hone their skills.