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Indian students awarded in Bahrain

A total of 525 students were awarded with medals and certificates for academic excellence.

india Updated: Jun 10, 2006 11:33 IST

A total of 525 students of the Indian School in Isa Town, Bahrain, were awarded with medals and certificates for academic excellence.

Students from Classes 5 to 12 of the Indian School, one of the largest expatriate schools in the Gulf, were awarded for their outstanding performance in a prize-distribution ceremony on Thursday.

Indian Ambassador to Bahrain Balkrishna Shetty was chief guest and Noora Al Mannai, director of special education in the country's education ministry, was guest of honour.

School chairman PV Radhakrishna Pillai was quoted by the Bahrain Tribune newspaper as saying, "The results and the achievements of our school unveil the rich experience and expertise of our committed teachers and the cooperation of parents".

The school, affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), India, achieved a staggering 99.46 per cent pass rate in the recent high school examinations.

Teachers of the school who had completed 15 and 25 years of service were also honoured at the ceremony.