Staff Reporter

Two students of the same school share third place

TIRUCHI: The district topper in Plus-Two Shameema of SRV Matriculation Higher Secondary School has scored centums in Chemistry Biology and Mathematics in her total of 1182. She has 199 marks in Physics, 191 in English and 192 marks in Tamil.

Shameema is grateful to the institution, the Principal, her parents and friends for their sustained support and motivation.

With the objective of providing health care service to the society, she aims to pursue medicine. “Though I expected high score, I burst into tears of joy upon learning about my top score at the district-level,” Shameema who is now in Sharjah said over phone. The Collector T. Soundiah and the Chief Educational Officer K. Swaminathan felicitated the Principal, K. Thulasinathan, in her absence.

Second rank

With a total of 1,173, the district second rank holder Sundar R of Velankanniraj Matriculation Higher Secondary School has a centum in Computer Science.

His scores in other subjects are: Tamil – 187, English – 192, Physics – 196, Chemistry – 199, and Mathematics – 199. His aim is to pursue Computer Science Engineering, and subsequently to complete MBA. Two students of Sowdambika Matriculation Higher Secondary School share the third spot with overall scores of 1,172 each.

While Nirmalkumar R (Tamil – 193, English – 190, Physics – 199, Chemistry – 197, Biology – 196 and Mathematics – 17) wishes to take up Mechanical Engineering course, Mallikadevi A who has scored centums in Chemistry and Mathematics intends to join Computer Science Engineering course. Her scores in other subjects: Tamil – 194, English – 182, Physics – 199, and Computer Science- 199.

Among the Plus Two candidates whose first language was other than Tamil, all the three district level ranks were bagged by students from Savithri Vidya Sala Hindu Girls' Higher Secondary School. The total scores of Lakshmi Priya, Getsya and Swarna are 1185, 1182 and 1180 respectively.

As for the student achievers with Tamil as the first language, the School Education Department will bear a substantial part of their expenses for higher studies, Dr. Swaminathan said.