The Community College of Qatar (CCQ) today held an Award Ceremony to recognize the students, who made it to its Dean’s and Honors lists for the 2019 Fall Semester. CCQ’s highest performing students were awarded with certificates of distinction in the presence of CCQ president Dr Mohamed al-Naemi, Vice President, Dr. Khalid Al-Abdulqader, the College’s deans for its various academic divisions and fellow colleagues.
Commenting on the Ceremony and the achievements of the students, Dr. Khalid Al Abdulqader, Vice President, CCQ, said: “The awardees are a reflection of CCQ’s commitment to academic excellence and the successful provision of an atmosphere that fosters student talent and intellect. This distinguished group of students have earned today’s recognition as a result of their hard work, perseverance and diligence. We are excited to see what their future accomplishments will look like.”
Dr. Khalid Al Abdulqader, Vice President, CCQ, continued: “Our College continues to attract top students from Qatar and we are proud to see the dedication and efforts that these students put into their studies. Congratulations to all of the students, parents and professors for these achievements. Our students are exceptional and a source of pride for both the College and Country. I wish them continued success in their education and beyond.”
Abdulla Al Saegh, at present enrolled in the Associate of Arts in Public Administration program, achieved a Fall 2019 GPA of 4.0. He said: “It is a pleasure to be on the Dean’s list, considering how big of a challenge it was to achieve this. I set that goal for myself from the very first day of college and always told myself that it is hard but not impossible.”
To qualify for the Dean’s list, CCQ students must maintain a Grade Point Average between 3.60 and 4.00, while those on the Honor’s list must achieve a Grade Point Average of 3.35 and 3.59 for the semester.
Aside from their recognition at graduation and on their transcripts, students maintaining their record as Honors students receive intensive faculty guidance, scholarships for further studies and are prioritized for CCQ’s Study Abroad program, among other privileges. The College’s Honors Program is designed to offer a more challenging and rewarding academic experience for its most educationally-driven students.