On the evening of the 13thof February, 2018, the KICS community gathered to celebrate the winners of the Annual Tayeb Salih Creative Expression contest. From over 150 entries, 42 student narratives and works of art were selected for awards. After listening to our esteemed judges—Griselda Eltayeb, Dr. Aisha Moosa and Ustaza Zainab Bilail—and handing out the awards, students, parents and teachers enjoyed traditional Sudanese music and food on the lawn.  The complete list of winners is below:




Year 3

Third: Naila Cavalcante

Second: Neha Ahmed

First: Arwa Yasser Marzouk Elsokkary


Year 4

Commended:  Tamim Mahgoub

Third: Rei Serizawa

Second: Yuanxin Guo (Cindy)

First: Sophie Tillmann


Year 5

Commended: Mariam Rifaat Makkawi

Third: Adam Smit

Second: Duaa Ihab Hassan

First: Nour El Din Ziad


Year 6

Commended: Layan Saleh Al-Qadri

Third: Charles Fisher

Second: Valdemar Alstrom

First: Malka Kumar


Art - Secondary

Nasereldin Babiker
Mohamed Ibrahim
Khalid Ahmed Mohamed Elhag


Third: EmmaXinyu Xiong(Drawing & Painting)

Second: Thor Espinosa (Photography)

First: Suyog Kafle (Photography)


Arabic - Secondary

Years 7-9

Third: Joud Akrat  

Second: Tarig Salah

First: Elsir Osama


Years 10-11


Fatima Yasir

Abdullah Osama

Yusr Sid-Ahmed

Third: Dana Abu Alella

Second: Marwan Malak

First: Yousif Osama  


Years 12-13

Third: Fatima Mohammed     

Second: Ahmed Yasir

First: Osman Hussein   



English - Secondary

Y7 Poetry Commendations

   Sena Ercan

   Imani Kavosa Kegode

   Amin Ahmed Abdellatif 

   Eman Tarig El Nefeidi 

   Tamir Hisham Saeed Mohamed

   Aya Khalid El Sheikk


Years 7-9

Third: Aya Hisham Abualella

Second: Sai Venkumahanthi

First: Tarek Moumane


Years 10-13

Third: Suyog Kafle

Second: Mariam Mahmoud Mubarak Mirghan1

First: Rula Ammar Aljumaili