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Abbas Eyes Medicine Career

Lautoka Muslim College Year 13 student, Shaif Abbas Ali was named the school’s 2014 dux on Thursday night. He also scored the highest mark in the Fiji School Leaving Certificate
29 Nov 2014 11:59
Abbas Eyes Medicine Career
From left: Proud mother Shareefa Ali, Lautoka Muslim College dux Shaif Abbas Ali, Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Parveen Kumar and proud father Abbas Ali in Lautoka on Thursday night. Photo: Sheik Dean

Lautoka Muslim College Year 13 student, Shaif Abbas Ali was named the school’s 2014 dux on Thursday night.

He also scored the highest mark in the Fiji School Leaving Certificate 2013 examination.

“My hard work has finally paid off because I invested right and smart where my parents would have wanted and got the highest return on my investment,” he said.

“It’s been a tough journey for me in 2014 as I faced stiff challenge from my classmates.

“My parents are my idols and I can’t thank them enough for their support and also the teachers who guided me. I wish to pursue my studies in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the Fiji College of Medicine.

His father, Abbas Ali, a taxi driver, thanked his son for his achievement.

“It is privilege for any parent to see their children graduate with top awards,” Mr Ali said.

Shaif also won subject prizes in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and English. Meanwhile, the Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Parveen Kumar congratulated the winners and urged them to work hard.

Subject Awards:
-Applied Technology: Sheik Afraz Sahib
– Office Technology: Mohammed Sharik Khan
– Urdu, History: Shaina Shabneez Bi
– Computer Studies, Accounting: Zofreen Ali
-Introduction to Technology: Musab Hussain Ibne Jakir
-Home Economics, Economics: Shagufa Zulfia Bi
-Agriculture, Geography: Sidore Tamanivalu
-Outstanding Duke Awards: Mohammed Shafil, Mohammed Tamsheed
– Outstanding Netball Player: Makelesi Toki
– Outstanding Soccer Player: Meli Tawanakoro Tokalaulevu
– Outstanding Rugby Player: Avenai Vucago
– Outstanding Athlete: Sailosi Gavin Tubuilagi

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