ew accomplishments were achieved for the Royal Commission Education Department when the students of Royal Commission Schools competed in the Second Gulf Math Olympics in Qatar. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia won the first place and won six (6) competitions in the Olympics hosted by Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States (ABEGS). The Saudi Team was consisting of six (6) students (4) of them are Royal Commission Schools students. Student Sameh Taha from Ibn Khaldoun High School won first place and gold medal. Ibrahim Khan from Ibn Khaldoun High School won the fourth place and silver medal and Salman Saleh from Ibn Khaldoun High School won fifth place and silver medal. 42 students from 7 countries (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, Yemen, Bahrain and Oman) participated in the Math Olympics (6 students from each country).
Dr. Alaa Nassif, Executive President of Royal Commission at Yanbu said that Royal Commission has always put education first ahead of other services because it is the key for the society development. Royal Commission arranged evening classes at the Talent Center to encourage student’s talents and innovation abilities.
He added that there is no doubt that Royal Commission students are exceptional on local and international level. They won first place last year Olympics in UAE when 4 out of 6 students from Royal Commission School represented the Saudi Arabian team. This would not have happened without Allah’s guidance then the efforts of our Government and the continuous support and follow-up by His Highness the Chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu to education plans and programs to ensure quality outcome.