Singapore International School of Bangkok (SISB) commemorates two major milestones with a ceremony last month to commemorate the group’s 15th Anniversary, as well as the launch of the new Secondary Complex. The event was presided over by Wong Kai Jiun, chargé d’Affaires a.i., Embassy of the Republic of Singapore, who unveiled the Merlion statue of the new Secondary Complex.
Distinguished guests, Chen Jiang, counsellor, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China and Nontigorn Kanchanachitra, independent director / chairman of The Board of Directors of SISB Group, as well as some 300 guests including dignitaries from Embassy of the Republic of Singapore, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Singapore-Thai Chamber of Commerce, Malaysian-Thai Chamber of Commerce, Office of the Private Education Commission and valued partners and representatives from various international schools and corporate institutions also joined the management, staff, parents and students of SISB for the event.
The event featured performances by the students of SISB and the Youth Philharmonic Orchestra of the China Conservatory of Music from Beijing in the new Creative Arts & Media Centre (CAMC) of SISB Pracha Uthit campus.
The new Secondary School Complex, which spans 9.5-rai (built-up area 26,600 sqm), is the largest investment of the SISB Group to date. “This new Secondary School Complex is a testament to SISB’s commitment towards providing students with a holistic learning environment where they excel academically and acquire skills and competencies that allow them to become global citizens in the 21st century.” said Koh, chief executive officer, SISB Group and Chairman of the School Governing Board (Pracha Uthit).
Koh added “In the next 15 years we envision ourselves to be a school of choice with a holistic environment for our students to experience a unique learning journey, and prepare them with diverse skills and abilities to become world leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, athletes, performers and develop compassion for the less fortunate and care for the environment.”