ISC awards for school toppers

THE Indian Social Centre, Al Ain has for more than 13 years celebrated the success of outstanding students in the Indian community.

By Focus On Al Ain By Jim Crawford

Published: Mon 13 Jun 2005, 10:49 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 7:58 PM

This year's presentation ceremony, for toppers among members' children in CBSE Board Examinations for classes XII and X, and in the Kerala State Board Examinations for classes XII and X, was held on June 9, 2005 in the ISC Main Auditorium.

Joseph Sibi, Literary Secretary, welcomed the huge gathering of proud parents and well-wishers, while the President, TVN Kutty, delivered the presidential address. Mementos were presented by the Chief Guest, Prof. Jalaluddin, Principal of New India Model School (Al Ain), and ISC President, TVN Kutty.

General Secretary Younus Quraishi delivered the inaugural speech to the gathering of more than 300 people and stressed on the ISC's commitment to supporting the youth of the community in a variety of ways. Prof Jalaluddin delivered the keynote address, stressing on the importance of Wisdom of Life.

Felicitation speeches were also delivered by Vice-President Naresh Kumar Suri and Treasurer Baburajan Koshy.

Gold medals for 1st Prize in CBSE and Kerala Syllabus were donated by Indian Social Centre itself while the other awards for 2nd and 3rd prizes in CBSE were sponsored by Gangaramani, Managing Director of Al Faraa Group of Companies. The Literary wing sponsored the awards in Malayalam.

The awards ceremony concluded with the honouring of some senior ISC members who are departing the UAE. A cultural programme was part of the celebration.

Assistant General Secretary Madhu delivered the vote of thanks.

The full list of distinguished students along with their percentage points is as follows:

CBSE XII Toppers

1. Ms. Kritika Uday Joshi 92.6

2. Mr. Rahul Ramadas 92.4

3. Mr. Allen Aloysius Dsilva 90

CBSE X Toppers

1. Ms. Nithya Elizabeth 92.75

2. Ms. Reshma Kamar 92

3. Ms. Aishwarya C.Ramachandran 92

4. Ms. Blessy Mary Mathew 91.75

Kerala Board XII Topper

1. Ms. Aparna V. 91

Kerala Board X Topper

1. Ms.Teclin Sam Daniel 89.7

Malayalam Language Toppers Class X

1. Boy: Mr. Vivek Raveendranath 95

2. Girl: Ms. Diana Das Angelos 96

Summer activities

FOR children already enjoying the summer break and for those still looking forward to it, the Al Ain Rotana Hotel, is offering a summer camp which is already in progress. It will continue up to the 28th of July.

Daily activities include swimming, martial arts, soccer and other ball games. There will be sessions for horse riding, a picnic, visits to Al Ain Zoo and the cinema every week.

At the end of each month, a show will be held to demonstrate what the kids had achieved during the camp.

The summer camp at the Rotana is running from from 9am till 1pm each day for four days, Saturday to Tuesday inclusive.

The hotel is also offering a tennis summer school with special prizes for the groups. Again the courses have started but late registration is still being accepted.

For details contact the Bodylines Leisure and Fitness Club at 03 7545111 or e-mail

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