Billabong High International student receives honour from India Book of Records


Mumbai: The India Book of Records has felicitated Shlok Arvind, a
grade 2 student of Billabong High International School (BHIS),
Malad, with an honorary entry to its record book for his tremendous
knowledge in the field of mapology and geography.
The seven-year-old received the honour in lieu of recognising national
flags of 95 countries within a short span of one minute, besides
naming their capitals. Shlok also successfully answered questions
related to the subject with great accuracy.


Shlok’s mother expressed her pleasure over her son’s achievement by
saying, “The credit for Shlok’s achievement goes to the teachers of
Billabong High International School. Their continuous efforts and
motivation have helped him achieve this feat. Shlok was three-and-a-
half-year-old when his interest in Mapology began to grow. His
knowledge in the subject matter is extensive. There is no country,
place, landscape, mountains, sea, oceans, or river that he cannot
identify on the map.”

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Delighted over Shlok’s achievement, Dr Madhu Singh, Principal of
BHIS Malad, said, “Shlok’s achievement is a proud moment for all of
us at Billabong High International School. As his mother said, he had
a strong inclination towards Mapology since the beginning. We
realised this and our teachers engaged him in gaining more
proficiency in subject matter. We at Billabong strive to identify and
nurture every child’s talent. Be it academic or non-academic,
Billabong students have always proven their skills in leadership,
collaboration and being a global citizen. Our focus is on a holistic
curriculum that helps the students to identify their true self and pursue
their dreams.

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About Billabong High International School (BHIS):
Billabong High International School is the leading K12 education
network in India with 27 schools in India and Maldives. Its goal is to
create high interest and rewarding learning experiences that will stay
with children for the rest of their lives. Giving a purpose to learning
and allowing children to be thinkers, innovators, and problem-solvers
has been the guiding principle under which the school has nurtured
several achievers in academics & beyond. The Billabong High
International School network offers the ICSE, IGCSE, and CBSE
boards, from preschool through Grade 12.
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The Group:
Billabong High International School is part of Lighthouse Learning,
one of India’s leading Early Childhood & K-12 Education groups. The
group is committed to building a robust foundation & new-age skills
in future generations with student-centered goals that align its
network of over 1,200 Pre-Schools and 44 Schools. Lighthouse
Learning Group delivers the joy of learning to over 150,000 children
every day and employs a talented workforce of over 10,000 people
across its office and campuses.