ISG SHINES AT WORLD SCHOLAR'S CUP, HAGUE
Students of Indian School Al Ghubra has added yet another feather in their cap of achievements by winning laurels at the Global round of the World Scholar’s Cup held at The Hague, Amsterdam. The prestigious event which showcased more than 2500 students from 51 countries revolved around the theme ‘A World on the Margins.’
27 students from Indian School Al Ghubra Pranav R Nair, Janav S Gowda, Uday Pisharody, Suurya Krisno Ganti, Anoushka Anish, Azza Luqman, Alisha Amjad, Simran Kawatra, Niharika Lathish , Aditi Guru , Anshi Dasgupta, Meethi Sharma , Aashka Pankil Shah, Leah Varghese, Aimie Isaac, Simran Khanna, Britiparni Biswas, Nithin Krishnan M, Pallak Dhabalia,Fida Ayisha,Ankitha Anil ,Rishab Shankar Dharan, Pooja Thalapathy, Eyakeyya Vithyashree S, Zainab Hussain, Diya Nibukumar Nair, and Janki Ram from Grades 8 ,9 and 10 divided into six Junior teams and three Senior teams accompanied by their teachers Mrs.Ritu Kunwar and Mrs. Lakshmi Ajit Kumar participated in the WORLD SCHOLARS CUP 2019- GLOBAL ROUND held at The HAGUE- AMSTERDAM from 21st – 26th July 2019 . The exemplary performance of the students is something to write home about wherein they bagged 56 gold medals and 81 silver medals. Seven of the nine teams have qualified for the Tournament of Champions which will be held in Yale University, USA in November. Other notable achievements were that Alisha Amjad was adjudged a ‘WOW Debator’ and was also a member of the judging panel for the Debate Showcase. The team comprising Meethi Sharma, Aashka Pankil Shah and Leah Varghese were declared the third best qualifying team in the Middle East.
The participants emerged victorious in the competitive events like Team Debate, Collaborative Writing, Scholars Challenge and Scholar’s Bowl. In the Scholar’s Scavenge, scholars were teamed with participants from other countries to explore a quintessentially Dutch venue (Rotterdam Zoo) and undertake a series of quirky challenges.
Azza Luqman, Anoushka Anish, Pallak Dabalia, Meethi Sharma, Zainab Hussain, Fida Ayisha, Niharika Lathish and Ankitha Anil exhibited their unique talents to the global community during the Scholars Show. The cultural fair was a chance for scholars to experience a plethora of customs and traditions practiced across the world.
The city tour showcasing the scenic beauty of Amsterdam was enthralling. The icing on the cake was the Scholars Ball where scholars from all over the world celebrated in gay revelry.
ISG scholars await more glory and acclaim at the upcoming Tournament of Champions.