Bhavika Singh, a class I student of BGS National Public School got 1st rank in International Mathematics Olympiad and International English Olympiad, respectively. She had been awarded a gold medal and cash prize of Rs 5,000/-
Bengaluru students emerged on top in the Common Entrance Test (CET) results announced on Monday. Bengaluru students secured the top five ranks in the medical stream, besides second, third and fourth ranks in engineering. One among the student who achieved in medical stream was Priya Narwal Army Public School, Kamaraj road, Father of Priya- Yashpal Narwal said he couldn't be prouder of his daughter. As she works hard without us telling her to and she has always met our expectations. She is writing the AIIMS entrance test today. Her first choice will be AIIMS. She also secured first rank in BVSc
Student of class IV at Carmel School, Padmanabhanagar, Varsha Raghuram -
scored the highest marks in English in The International Assessment for
Indian Schools conducted by University of New South Wales. The Carmel School - Principal Sribala Srinivisan said she was keen on developing her English language skills from class I. “We at Carmel wish her all the best and hope to see her scaling great heights. As Varsha was happy to receive this honour and expressed gratitude to her parents and teachers.
Laxmi Angadi, of Udikeri village in Bailhongal taluk, Belagavi, scored 93.4%, securing the 3rd highest rank in Ramalingeshwar High School. Always a good student, excellent in extra-curricular activities as well. But it hasn't been smooth sailing for Laxmi. After her father Shivappa's death, her mother Nilavva donned the mantle of breadwinner. Even Laxmi chipped in. The duo worked as daily wagers on fields, earning Rs 50 a day. But Laxmi didn't compromise on her studies. Her teacher Nagesh Nayak reported that she scored less marks in English. They have decided to apply for re-evaluation. “I am confident she will get at least 90. If she does, she'll be the school topper. I have seen her perseverance for the past three years,“ he said.
Krithika was witness to the constant struggle life became for her mother, who toiled to bring up her two daughters. But a gritty Krithika came out stronger in the face of adversity. The 15-year-old is among the highest rankers from BBMP schools in SSLC exams. She secured 91%. Krithika hopes to get into MES College, She stated that "I want to become an IAS officer but I'm taking up science because biology is my favourite subject". She wants to ban liquor as she saw her father turn to alcohol in tough times. She also wants to abolish the caste system. She feels education should be free for children up to 18 years. Having seen her teachers at the BBMP school struggle, travelling from Whitefield and Kengeri to Ganga Nagar every day, she hopes the government will take better care of educators. As for now, she plans to learn western dance, a dream that was put on hold for 1 year.