The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Nepal is proud to have launched its First Gold Award Ceremony hosted by the British Embassy Nepal with the chief guest of honor His Excellency Richard Morris on August 7th, 2019. The Gold Award Ceremony is an event to recognize the participants for completing their Gold Award.
There were 12 Award participants who were awarded the Gold Award certificate in a vibrant Award ceremony. His Excellency Richard Morris the ambassador to the British Embassy Nepal handed the certificates to the 12 talented Award participants. The event proceeded with an inspirational welcome speech from the present Chair of the Duke of Edinburg’s International Award Astha Thapa, the event proceeded with videos of the Awardees and their Award Journey followed by an amazing musical performance from Ruiben Luitel. The events highlight was definitely the two Awardees Sanghamitra Subba and Pragyan Acharya sharing their Award experience. The speech from the two Awardees truly highlighted the how the Award uplifts and empowers the Youth; the speech truly put into prospective the ethos of the Award and how the Award truly prepares you for the future and makes the youth World Ready. The event was filled with laughter, joy and a scene of accomplishment. The students, parents and everyone present felt the energy and the effort the participants had put forth to complete their Gold Award Journey. The address from his Excellency really summed it up; how the Duke of Edinburg’s International Award Program is something out of the normal education system and how it uplifts youth to do better and be better; helping participants see the world around them in a different light.
We at the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award would like to congratulate all the Gold Award recipients on their hard work and dedication, and wish them the very best in their future endeavors. We hope we will have many more Gold Award ceremonies in Nepal to Award the great work the youth of Nepal have done with the Program.
List of Gold Award Awardees:
Gold Awardees from Rato Bangala School
Charavee Basnet Chettri
Pragyan Kumar Acharya
Gold Awardee from Astrek Climbing Wall
Gold Awardee from Trigun Academy