Our Correspondent / Dubai
Where there is will there is a way, Sara Ansari proved the cliché with her exceptional qualities and abilities. Indian born Sara, who is a resident of Dubai now, has not only makes her parents proud over her success, India and Dubai too delighted over her achievements.
Born in Malegaon a small town in Maharashtra and brought up in Dubai Sara has secured 98% marks in CBSE 10th Examination which was held in March 2018 and result of which was declared on May 29th. Interestingly she got 100% in Mathematics as well as in Science.
She aims to pursue her career in Astro Physics which deals with space research. She believes that by pursuing this career she can participate in promotion of science education and eliminate the poverty and hunger from the world.
Sara is not only excellent academically but also proved her talent in many extracurricular activities.
She has been awarded by the prestigious Diana Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to society. The Diana Award is bestowed upon inspiring courageous, Compassionate young people, positively transforming the lives of others in Diana, “Princess of Wales” memory and legacy.
She is a confident speaker and an outstanding Debater too.This Year at the occasion of Independence Day, she has been awarded by “The Best Speaker “ Award by the Consulate General of India in Dubai in recognition of her performance in Inter School Debate Competition.
She is a prefect of Model United Nation Club in her school. She has visited United Nation New York, U.S.A. in July 2014 as a part of her Global Young leader conference. and attended several MUN Conferences in Dubai and Globally and achieved the Best Delegate Awards. Model United Nation also known as MUN is an extra-curricular activity in which students typically role-play delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN Committees. This activity takes place at MUN Conferences which is usually organized by High school or Collage MUN Club. Her paintings too won her many awards and accolades.
“We are so proud of her that there is no word to explain” says her father Iqbal Ansari, adding that her achievements have been a direct result of self-discipline and dedication to performing the required research and practice necessary for success in such endeavors.
The student of The Millennium School, Dubai has also won the prestigious Sharjah Award for Educational Excellence for the academic year 2015-2016. This award is instituted by Ruler of Sharjah H.H. Dr. Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi for recognizing outstanding achievers in academics and co-curricular activities, with special emphasis on social responsibilities.
The award was presented to her by Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, HH Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi in a glittering ceremony held at University City hall, Sharjah on Thursday, 21st April 2016.
“It is a glorious moment for our country, family & school that Sara Ansari was awarded the prestigious Sharjah Award for educational excellence for the ‘Most Distinguished Student’, for the academic year 2015-2016”, says her father.
Sara was also the winner of prestigious Sheikh Hamdan Award for Distinguished Performance 2015, the award recognises the students from Gulf Countries who excel not only in Academics but social, religious, cultural, sports activities. The award was presented to her during 2015 by Deputy Ruler of Dubai HH Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Sara and her partner design a Drone under theme “Drone to Rescue” which would help mountaineers for rescue, the project won first award for deigns during Makers Day 2016 which was organised by GMS. The project was chosen top 10 finalist out of 700 projects presented by different UAE schools at GEMS Wellington School Dubai. The project was selected by Arab Innovation Centre for Educational Excellence for AICE accelerator Programme, as a part of this programme they got funding and mentoring from industry experts to expand the project scope and evaluate the commercial and technical feasibility.
Social Activities: Sara’s passion is Art & craft, she knows several Art & Craft techniques like Decoupage, paper quelling, embroidery, par cord. She has taught the skills to less fortunate people in Sri Lanka, India, UAE. She was recognised for her efforts and appreciated by community members and international NGO’s. Kindly visit her website www.facebook.com/sarastalent to know more about her activities.
Sara’s talent is drawing & painting, she has won many certificates and award from different bodies and international organisations. She has a special skill of Pyrography, the art or technique of decorating wood or leather by burning a design on the surface with a heated metallic point.
She is also very good swimmer and also interest in ice skating, roller skating and participated in marathons.