QLA graduates 13th cohort virtually
Qatar Leadership Academy has held a virtual ceremony to honor the accomplishments of its 20 graduates, bringing together students, parents, and teachers, as well as representatives from the Ministry of Defense and Qatar Foundation.
I want to thank the school administration for creating this supportive and inspiring environment.
Mohammed Abdulla Mahmoud, this year’s Academic Excellence Award recipient and Valedictorian, said: “Many thanks to my teachers, who were excellent role models for values, ethics, and morals, they continuously helped and supported me. I want to thank the school administration for creating this supportive and inspiring environment, which makes me proud on the day of my graduation.”
For the first time, Qatar Leadership Academy (QLA) also announced three Leadership Excellence Awards – previously one – which were presented to Falah Ali Al Badi, Nasser Saheem Al-Sheraim, and Saoud Abdulaziz Alzeyara.
Al Badi, who won first place, said: “I want to express my sincere gratitude to all the staff at Qatar Leadership Academy for the efforts in educating and preparing us for our future.
“We benefited immensely from the academy’s programs and activities. Qatar Leadership Academy has always been and will remain an outstanding place for teaching and learning. Thank you to all the staff, including administrators, teachers, and supervisors.”
You are ambassadors of your country.
Speaking to the students, Mr. Jameel Al Shammari, Director, QLA, said: “Over the years, we have worked to equip you with the tools, skills, and knowledge to succeed. You are ambassadors of your country. And now it is time for you to harvest the fruits of your success, and for us to commemorate your incredible accomplishments.”
Continuing, Mr. Al Shammari spoke to the parents of the graduates, saying: “Congratulations to you and your sons. You are worthy of this honor. You protected them, and strengthened their resolve. Blessed be their successes to your families, and congratulations to your nation.”
The virtual ceremony also featured a video with highlights of the students, including programs they’d participated in, their studies, and boarding school life.
QLA is part of Qatar Foundation’s Pre-University Education. It’s Class of 2020 includes 15 Qataris, two Kuwaitis, one Omani, one Yemeni, and one American, with three graduates gaining acceptance to international universities.