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Labasa College Principal Proud Of Dux Recipients Famisha, Shristy

Both the students were proud and pleased with their achievements and thanked their teachers, parents and friends for their support and contributions towards their college success.
12 Oct 2019 16:31
Labasa College Principal Proud Of Dux Recipients Famisha, Shristy
Labasa College science Dux Shristy Deepika Singh (third from left) with her parents while receiving her awards from the Divisional Education Officer Northern Iliseva Volai on October 11, 2019. Photo: Laisa Lui.

Two Year 13 female students received the dux awards yesterday during the 2019 Labasa College prizegiving ceremony.

Famisha Farnaaz Begum of Year 13C received the arts dux award while Shristy Deepshika Singh received the science dux award.

Both the students were proud and pleased with their achievements and thanked their teachers, parents and friends for their support and contributions towards their college success.

“I am really grateful and really overjoyed and I deserve this award as I have been working hard and putting extra effort into my studies,” Famisha said.

“Next year, I want to further my studies on Accounting and Finance at the University of the South Pacific,” said the aspiring accountant.

Principal Anjleen Raj was very proud of Famisha and Shristy’s achievement.

“I am very proud of the two dux recipients and they are both females. It is all the result of their hard work, perseverance throughout the year,” Mrs Raj said.

“I wish them the very best and the extended Labasa College are very proud of their achievement.”

Chief guest Divisional Education Officer Northern Iliseva Volai commended the school’s dynamic team for maintaining the academic performance of the school as Labasa College had always been the pride of the North, of which Labasa College winning the national Mathematics Competition for three years in a row.

She acknowledged the graduating class for their hard work and wished them well in the adult world.

Scholastic award

Meanwhile, Labasa College was also the first school in the Northern Division to be given the Scholastic award from the Scholastic Crime Prevention Team in Labasa.

Principal Ms Raj was thankful to the Police department for the existence of the committee in schools.

“I am very thankful to Crime Prevention coordinator North Corporal Mereani Vasakula and the Scholastic Crime Prevention Team for involving students who are part of that, as the badge was from the Police Department and makes the students very cautious of their behaviour in school,” she said.

“This has helped us a lot, for they are always there to come and always counsel the students.

“Our students are always on a look out to see if there are any cases it needs their attention and it makes our work very easy too,” she said.

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