Awards and Honors

“The Difference between Ordinary and Extraordinary is that little EXTRA….”

Indeed it is… Every year, we honor a select group of students who have gone that extra mile to be extraordinary. There are two faces to this process, academic and nonacademic…
Valedictorian: is the student who achieves Highest Distinction and the highest grade point average among the seniors.
Salutatorian: is the student who achieves Highest Distinction and the second highest grade point average among the seniors.
  • Al Mawakeb School
  • The International School of Arts & Sciences
  • The Green Stole: is worn by seniors who graduate with Highest Distinction.
    The Yellow Stole: is worn by seniors who graduate with Distinction.
    The Gray Stole: is worn by seniors who graduate with High Achievement.
    The Golden Rope: is worn by seniors who graduate with Achievement.
    The Silver Rope: is worn by seniors who graduate with Merit.

    In addition to the aforementioned academic honors, Al Mawakeb prides itself on having within its student body a large contingency of students who distinguish themselves in non-academic fields. We honor them tonight with three awards:

    Recognition Award: presented to students for altruistic contribution to the school and its community through leadership and participation.
    Outstanding Athlete Award: presented to students in recognition of outstanding athletic achievement.
    Award for Excellence in Fine Arts: presented to students in recognition of outstanding potential in the field of Fine Arts.
    Outstanding Graduate: This honor is bestowed upon a senior who distinguished him/herself through academic excellence and outstanding service.
    He/she demonstrated a positive presence on campus, an outgoing personality and a commitment to his/her school and fellow students. This senior exhibited the highest standards in character, selflessness and drive to succeed. She/he is an Outstanding Graduate of Al Mawakeb School.

  • The Gray Stole: is worn by seniors who graduate with Academic Excellence and Highest Distinction.
    The Golden Stole: is worn by seniors who graduate with High Distinction and Distinction.
    The Blue Stole: is worn by seniors who graduate with Highest Achievement and Outstanding Achievement.
    The White Stole: is worn by seniors who graduate with High Achievement and Achievement.
    The Yellow Stole: is worn by seniors who graduate with Merit.

    Within the ISAS class of 2017, a number of students are worth a special mention. They comprise an outstanding group of students who have excelled in various non-academic areas. We honor them tonight with 4 awards:

    Recognition Award: presented to students who contributed to the school community and demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities.
    Outstanding Athlete Award: presented to students for outstanding athletic motivation, performance and sportsmanship.
    Excellence in Fine Arts: presented to students for outstanding achievement in fine arts.
    Aspiring Musician Award: presented to students for excellence in music and promise of future artistic development.
    Outstanding Graduate: This honor is bestowed upon a senior who distinguished him/herself through academic excellence and outstanding service. He/she demonstrated a positive presence on campus, an outgoing personality and a commitment to his/her school and fellow students. This senior exhibited the highest standards in character, selflessness and drive to succeed. She/he is an Outstanding Graduate of the International School of Arts & Sciences.

Congratulations Class of 2017and Awards recipients for all your accomplishments and achievements. This is but the beginning of a long journey…and as a new class of AMSI Schools Alumni, you travel it carrying us with you as we hold you close in our memories…

We Salute You…