Shastry V. Mallady

She is the district topper in non-Tamil category

MADURAI: A Muslim girl who loved studying Sanskrit and scored 197 marks in it became the Madurai district overall topper in the Plus Two examinations in non-Tamil category.

Femina Shireen Shajahan, student of Mahatma Montessori Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Alagarkoil near here, scored 1,179 marks with centum in accountancy, 199 in commerce, 198 in business maths and 197 in economics. “The girl is right now in Dubai where her father is working. She deserves these marks as she is a studious girl,” said G. Venkataraman, school Principal. She stayed in the hostel and their family hails from Pattukottai. The girl's father had spoken to the school coordinators and was happy with Femina's result, he informed.

In Madurai district, the second rank in non-Tamil category (opting for a language other than Tamil) was bagged by T. Dhivya Lakshmi of TVS Matriculation Higher Secondary School while the third slot went to R. Nishitha of V. M. J. Higher Secondary School here.

Madurai educational district: The first three ranks in Madurai educational district went to C. Siddharth Narayanan (1,178 marks) of TVS Matriculation Higher Secondary School, P. Lakshmi Prashanthi (1,177 marks) of S.B.O.A. Matriculation Higher Secondary School and J.A.B. Arjun of TVS Matriculation Higher Secondary School.

Melur educational district:

S. Parthasarathy of C.E.O.A. Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Madurai was the topper in Melur educational district with 1,179 marks. The second place was bagged by V.P. Lavanya of the same school with 1,172 marks while the third rank went to P. Suganya of Sri S.V. Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Melur.

Usilampatti educational district: The first rank in Usilampatti educational district was secured by S. Petthal of P.K.N. Girls Higher Secondary School, Thirumangalam, with 1,149 marks.

K. Vigneshkumar of Parasakthi Higher Secondary School in S.Kottaipatti bagged the second spot with 1,147 marks.

The third rank was bagged by P. Vennila of Keren Matriculation Higher Secondary School in K. Puliyankulam.