KNES Secondary Graduation June 1 2022

01 Jun 2022



Keeping with tradition, June 01, 2022, witnessed the long anticipated, annual, Secondary Graduation ceremony of our hard-working years 11 and 12 – held in our school theatre, Hawally, Kuwait. Looking splendid in their impressive and colourful graduation gowns, the graduating students were ushered into the hall and the ceremony continued in earnest. There were dignitaries and esteemed guests at the awards evening and graduating ceremony. Notable amongst these were the guests of honour, Mrs. Aliya Mawani, Her excellency, the Canadian Ambassador to Kuwait, as well as Mrs. Sunny Ahmed, Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy, Kuwait. Other notable attendees were, Mrs. Gharabally Al Gharabally, the Vice Chairman, and of course, Mr. Meshari Al Gharabally, the General Director.


The glittering ceremony started at 7:15 pm with the reading of the Quran by one of the graduating students. Thereafter, we had the National anthems of Kuwait and the United Kingdom. Two long serving members of staff received the Chairman’s Award for good and loyal services.


Eloquent speeches were given by members of the Kuwait National English School Student Council, the Vice-Chair Madame Chantal Al Gharabally, and the Guests of Honour.  The Head Boy spoke of his positive experience and successes at Kuwait National English School; the Head Girl showed her gratitude to the many members of staff who had helped her and her colleagues throughout their life at the school, and the School Prefect gave a philosophical approach to a student future journey through life. The Vice-Chair, Madame Chantal Al Gharabally, concluded by congratulating class 2022 and thanked them for giving a meaning to her life dedicated to students and education. 


In addition to the certificates and diplomas awarded to the graduating students, various special and prestigious awards were handed out as well, to deserving students. Some of these awards included the Gold Award from the United Kingdom Mathematics Challenge 2021/2022, the ECIS Award for international understanding, The Global Citizenship Award 2021/2022. The Student of the Year Award 2022.


The Graduation ceremony concluded with the traditional cutting of the “Class 2022 Graduation Cake” by the Head Boy, Head Girl, School Prefect, the Vice-Chairman, and the Guests of Honour. To end the evening, chocolate and sweets were served to everybody in a very friendly and chic atmosphere in the Al Farabi Theatre of Kuwait National English School.


Overall, it was an occasion filled with glamour, joy, and laughter as we bid goodbye to our graduating students, especially the Year 12 students that are heading into tertiary education outside of Kuwait. In the audience, were proud parents and relatives of the graduating students, who could not conceal their joy and pride at the achievements of their children/wards. The staff of KNES were not left out of this joyous occasion.


Kuwait National English School would like to wish the Class of 2022 a happy and prosperous future. It has been our privilege watching you develop over the years and reach your full potential.