Students from United Arab Emirates demonstrate academic achievment

Saood Al Nouri represents one of the Middle East’s finest high schools, Al Khaleej National School, as an Honors Student at The American University of Washington DC. This young man describes the road he took from Dubai to the United States to becoming one of a top international student.


Leyla Chatti | | Virginia

Leyla Chatti was born and raised in Tunis, Tunisia. After graduating from Lyceum Pierre Mendes with the highest honor, she enrolled at the University of Virginia where she majors in French. In addition to French and English, Leyla is also fluent in Turkish and Arabic. In high school Leyla was recognized by Tunisia’s Ministry of Culture for her excellence in piano.