National Archives Honors the Winners of the Young Historian Award in Its 6th Session
National Archives Honors the Winners of the
Young Historian Award in Its 6th Session
The National Archives of the U.A.E. honored the supervisors and the winning students of the Young Historian Award in its 6th session. The winners gathered in National Archives’ headquarters and were given their awards and certificates of appreciation in the presence of the School Activities Supervisor in the Ministry of Education and the members of the Award Committee. The Awards were as follows: The Economic History Awards were given to Al Sabahiya High School, Julfar High School, Al Hudaiba High School, Zainab Primary and Secondary School, and Vision Primary and Secondary School. All of these schools are in the Ras Al Khaimah Educational Zone.
The Geographical History Awards were given to Abdullah Bin Nasir Model School in Khorfakkan, Sharjah Educational Zone and to Al Sabahiya High School and Julfar High School in the Ras Al Khaimah Educational Zone. The Social History award went to Al Hudaiba High School, and the Oral History Award went to Al Sabahiya High School.
The Director of Knowledge and Services Department Hamad Al Hamiri said that the Young Historian Award is a translation of National Archives’ goal in preserving documentary heritage and enhancing the civic spirit and national identity.
His Excellency was also pleased about the noble aims of the awards as they enhance the efficiency and mechanisms in scientific research among students and strengthen the relations between future generations. The Director of Knowledge and Services Department considered the Young Historian Award, one of the ways to discover the student’s talents and creative energies. Moreover, Mr. Al Hamiri expressed his thanks to members of the Young Historian Award Committee, Dr. Aisha Bilkhair, Ali Darwish Imran, and Fatma Al Mazrouei.
The winning students praised the National Archives’ role in supporting and encouraging them to be creative in the national and scientific fields.
It is noteworthy that the National Archives launched the 1st session of the Young Historian Award in coordination with the Ministry of Education in the academic year 2009-2010.