Published — Tuesday 9 February 2010
Last Update 9 February 2010 3:00 am
JEDDAH: Bangladesh International School Jeddah-English Section (BISJ-ES) celebrated its “superlative” success in the 2008-2009 A Level and IGCSE Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) Outstanding Achievers Awards at a ceremony over the weekend.
The school received seven awards — a first in its history. Bangladesh Consul General Mohammad Golam Sarwar, and Labor and Education Consul Aftab Hossain Pramanik, who were the chief guests at the event, presented the award winners with gold medals, school crests and certificates.
Mohammed Khaled Akhter, school governing board chairman, Mohammad Shah Jahan, vice chairman and head of academic affairs, and Mohammad Mean Talukder, head of finance, also attended the ceremony in which several school officials were given special recognition for their meritorious service. The British Council will formally confer the awards on Feb. 27.
In other school awards, two students —Mahmoud Mohammad Salimullah and Farhan Hossain Khondker — received gold medals for their excellent academic performance.
Three students — Erfan Mohammed Chowdhury, Mirfath Sultana Mesbahuddin and Sabrina Habib — received gold medals for their high grades. Khalid Hasan Chowdhury received a gold medal for his attainment of 3 A grades in his A Level examinations and 1 A grade in his AS level examination. School crests and certificates were distributed to the other students who participated in the 2008-2009 IGCSE examinations.