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The Anglo-American School of Sofia Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

May 31, 2008
The Anglo-American School of Sofia Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

The Premier International School celebrates it's 40th Anniversary Investing Over a Million Leva in Talented Bulgarian Students and Fundraising for the Disadvantaged and Nature


The Anglo-American School of Sofia celebrated its 40th Anniversary on May 31st. For almost half a century, AAS has provided education for children from more than 60 nationalities.


As a leader in international education, AAS dedicated its birthday to a noble cause. The official ceremony started with the students performance of the AAS school song. Following the students' musical introduction, the Director of the school, Mr. Eric Larson, and the Board Chairperson, Mr. Alex Karagiannis, awarded six academically talented Bulgarian students with full three and four year scholarships valued at 72, 000 Euro per student. Along with the scholarship awards, the school dedicated the funds raised at the event to the Parent-Teacher Organization and the school's Community Service fund. More than 14,000 leva were raised from the different activities and games at the fair.


Official guests of the event included the Minister of EU Affairs, Gergana Grancharova; Mayor of Pancharevo, Mr. Stanimir Peev; Director of Sofia Educational Inspectorate, Mrs. Vanya Kastreva; Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Valentin Georgiev; BBLF Chairperson, Mrs. Maria Shishkova; BBLF Executive Director, Mr. Stamen Tassev; and the Chairperson of the Bulgarian Professional Forum of Education, Mr. Juri Anjekarski.


The Director of the school awarded the longest serving AAS employees with flowers and thanked them for their dedicated service to the school.


The birthday celebration continued with live jazz music, international cuisine and a lot of good fun and entertainment.

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