Manama : His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa today attended the graduation ceremony of the Riffa Views International School (RVIS), at the National Theatre of Bahrain.
HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Salman highlighted that creativity, innovation and intelligence continue to guide Bahraini citizens to deliver the Kingdom’s comprehensive development goals, led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and supported by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.
HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Salman expressed his pride in the Kingdom’s graduating students, adding that completing ones education is a significant step towards securing a bright future.
His Highness congratulated the graduates on their determination and perseverance throughout their studies, encouraging them to continue pursuing higher education with the same diligence. His Highness concluded by urging students to use their skills and knowledge to help deliver the Kingdom’s present and future development goals.
On this occasion, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of RVIS, Atif Ahmed Abdulmalik, congratulated the 2023 graduates and wished them success in their future endeavours.
Abdulmalik highlighted that 12 of the 35 graduates received their entire K-12 education at RVIS. On the school’s 15th anniversary, Abdulmalik pledged RVIS will continue to pursue its vision to create a world-class learning environment that complies with international education standards and preserves the Kingdom’s customs and traditions.
For his part, Shaikh Abdulaziz bin Mubarak AlKhalifa, a Member of the Board of Trustees at RVIS, noted RVIS as an incubator providing smart-learning opportunities via its curricula on software development, artificial intelligence, robotics and technical thinking methods. He expressed his pride in graduates who have had to adapt their learning to global events such as the Covid-19 pandemic, noting this flexibility as a skill acquired through their education.
Shaikh Abdulaziz bin Mubarak congratulated the eighth batch of students on their success, dedication and diligence, wishing them continued success in their future endeavours.
The graduation ceremony began with the exit of the graduates’ queue, a rendition of the national anthem of Bahrain, and the recitation of the Holy Quran delivered by the student, Shaikh Mubarak bin Abdulaziz Al Khalifa.
Jo Garrahy, the Head of School at RVIS, then delivered the opening speech, followed by remarks from the Board of Trustees and then a speech from Samantha Cortez on behalf of the teaching staff.
The Secondary Principal of RVIS, LaKeicia Denson then awarded certificates of excellence to the graduates, and presented scarves in recognition of their efforts, before graduate student Abdulaziz Abdul-Malik delivered a speech to the graduates of the eighth batch.
The graduation ceremony included 35 students, and is the eighth graduating class from RVIS.