Avantika Akerkar from the KIS Class of 1983, known by many of her friends and teachers as ‘Tiki’ or even ‘Eliza Doolittle” from school plays, now awes film critics with her doppelganger performance of the iconic political figure – Indira Gandhi.
The academic and holistic programs at KIS develop and nurture students to become resilient and culturally competent individuals, enabling them to contribute positively to society. Critical thinking, ethical decision making and social and emotional intelligence are hallmarks of a KIS graduate.
Mentors definitely come in all shapes, sizes, and forms. It is good to utilize your mentors for helping you grow as an individual. They do not need the official title of being your mentor but can be found in your friends, family, and workplace. They are the ones that help you find out your own capabilities. They are the ones that shine a light during those dark days, giving you hope and vision to persevere and move on.
The 18-hole, par-71 course is played at 7000 feet above sea level and draws interest from several golfers the world over. The course is set amongst the backdrop of the rolling Palani Hills, that is sure to test the mettle of golfers, both professional and amateur alike.
The main criteria for evaluation at THAIMUN was the resolution. Debating the resolution prioritized the solution, rather than getting lost in the conflicts surrounding the topic. All the delegates learnt the tactics of negotiating, diplomacy and persuasion.
From the moment of the first meeting till the end of the final presentations, the enthusiasm and zeal for such an interdisciplinary project were evident in students and teachers alike.
We hear perspectives from two of our newest alumni from the Class of 2019, Prashant and Sophia. Their interests, passions, career choices and the influence of the KIS community on their young lives.
Mentors can be found everywhere in our lives, however, cultivating a good mentor-mentee relationship with a complete stranger can be difficult. That’s why KIS chose to ask its Alumni to be mentors. Using Alumni as mentors proved to ease mentees into that initial step towards forming a relationship.