City School celebrates student successes at home, abroad

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High achievers recognized

Zubair Qureshi

Islamabad—The City School Capital Campus on Tuesday at the ‘CIE High Achievers Ceremony’ celebrated the school students’ achievements—achievements of all those who have not only made their mark in Pakistan but also represented the country successfully at international forum.
The ceremony held at Serena Hotel was participated by the achievers their parents and the faculty. The students were awarded certificates of merit for attaining positions in the top Ivy League universities. It may be mentioned here that according to Cambridge, students at the City School were named as the highest achievers in Pakistan.
Principal John Proctor in his welcome address to the high expressed his pleasure to share with the participants his joy and achievements of “our outstanding young students at the City School.” We believe in the holistic development of our students and hold this event in recognition of those who have not only excelled in their academic pursuits but also developed all-round skills and attained remarkable achievements in the areas they have a strong passion for, he said.
Regional Director TCS Shireen Jawaid thanked all the participants and expressed gratitude to the parents, principals and teachers for their concerted efforts and support that enabled the City School students to excel in their chosen fields. In her closing remarks Ms. Jawaid stated, “Every student honored in this ceremony is a testament to the City School’s efforts and education system. They provide the evidence to foster whole-person development, enhance life-long learning capabilities and most importantly, nurture positive values and attitudes towards life.”
The event was attended by renowned guests including Ms. Rita Akhter, Executive Director United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP). Mr. Talat Hussain, noted TV personality, journalist, foreign policy expert and Mr. Zahang Daojion, Vice President of the Confucius Institute. Parents of the high achievers depicted their gratitude and spoke on how Pakistan is moving towards a better and prosperous tomorrow. The chief guests complemented the efforts made by City School for providing quality education and counseling for the students. The City School is known as the most successful school in terms of International student intake from Pakistan.