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ISK Wins Global Award!


ISK won the International School Awards Community Building Award! Plastiki Rafiki has gained international recognition for accomplishing its mission to clean up the environment by empowering communities to promote and monetize grassroots plastic recycling in a self-sustaining manner. 

The International School Awards provide the opportunity for international schools to share best practices, creative endeavors, community participation, and innovation. Over 250 international schools apply every year, sharing truly inspiring initiatives. All applications are thoroughly assessed by a panel of independent judges- all experts in international education and based around the world. 

The award ceremony took place on January 18 in the United Kingdom and was virtually followed by hundreds of people from the international school community. The 2022 International School Awards recognized 12 categories focusing on important values and areas of development within the international schools market. 261 applications from international schools in 48 countries were submitted for the International School Awards 2022.

ISK's Plastiki Rafiki was shortlisted for two awards: Environment & Community Building! Last week, Grade 11 students Kurt and Anne presented Plastiki Rafiki to The International School Awards panel. Click here to watch their short presentations to the panel. I genuinely believe that their presentation to the panel secured our win! Hongera Kurt and Anne! 

We are so proud of you, Plastiki Rafiki! Community is at the heart of ISK and it’s wonderful that the creativity, passion and ambition of our students and their mentors are being acknowledged and celebrated in the International School Community.