Enatarari Kalango, a student of Meadow Hall College has emerged winner at the maiden edition of the British Council Recognition and Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for her exceptional performance in the June 2016 Cambridge examinations.
Enatarari won the prestigious prize for the Best Across Eight Cambridge IGCSEs in the Cambridge International Examinations conducted across the six continents of the world in June 2016.
The award ceremony, which held at the Intercontinental Hotel on the 19th of May 2017, was designed to recognise Outstanding Cambridge Learners in 2015 and 2016 and the partner schools that have exemplified Equality, Diversity, Inclusion (EDI) and Child Protection policies.
The international qualifications are recognised by the world’s best universities and employers as giving students a wide range of options in their education and career.
Enatarari achieved all A-stars (A*) in nine of her IGCSE subjects; (English, Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Literature, Business Studies, Economics, History and ICT). She was also the Valedictorian 2016 having obtained the highest GPA in her Year Group.
In her Cambridge Checkpoint examination in June 2014, Enatarari got the highest attainable score in all her subjects (English 6.0, Mathematics 6.0 and Science 6.0).
Speaking on the award, Enatarari thanked her parents, saying “my base of support was and still is my family. They prayed for me, motivated me and reassured me that I could be the best. Knowing that I had parents who tailored every decision they made for my good, how could I not strive to make them proud.”
She also credits Meadow Hall’s Boarding House, “they created a system where peers worked together to better each other, and improvements were rewarded at the same time as pushing us to try harder.” She praises Meadow Hall College for her tremendous feat; saying “Meadow Hall College encourages every student to reach their God-given potential and on a personal level, every single one of my teachers was devoted and passionate about their job.”
In her remark, the Principal of Meadow Hall College, Mrs. Senami Adepoju said “Meadow Hall is truly the place to excel.”Meadow Hall is focused on grooming life-long learners and building a learning organisation that is conversant with the use of 21st century learning methodologies and strategies.