In our series of young Bhagnari achievers we bring to you the proud moments of Aashna Nasta, who has narrated them in her own words.
20 months of projects, essays, presentations, portfolios, reports and exams ended at one glorious occasion – The Graduation Ceremony of the students of the batch of 2009 at
The IB i.e. the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is a 2 year programme where we learn to think beyond our text books. We question the existence of everything – right from Does God really exist? To How was the world formed? What is knowledge? Etc. Most of these questions don’t have hard core answers, which makes the discussion more exciting. The best part about the IB is that we don’t choose a specific stream of science, commerce or arts but choose a group of subjects from various field – 1)Language 1; 2) Language 2; 3)Social Studies; 4)Sciences; 5)Math; and 6)Visual Arts. Each of these subjects have 2 levels – higher and standard. We choose 3 higher level subjects and 3 standard level ones. Each subject has 7 points, thus, 42 is the maximum number of points we attain.
The IB Graduation Day on 29th May 2009 was a power packed occasion with our chairperson Mrs. Nita Ambani and our chief guest Dr. Shashi Tharoor (ex under secretary general of the UN and current external affairs minister of
Receiving my diploma from Mrs.Ambani and Dr. Tharoor
As we threw our graduation hats in the air that day, we realised what we had accomplished – we had completed school and transformed into adults, ready to face the world, ready to take up every challenge, moreover we had our school motto imbibed within us – DARE TO DREAM; LEARN TO EXCEL!With my mother and Mr and Mrs. Ambani