NATION

Proud Dad Praises Dux Daughter

  It was a proud moment for Rajesh Singh when his daughter, Leena Kumari received the Dux award yesterday. The 18-year-old is a Year 13 student of Lelean Memorial School.
19 Nov 2016 11:00
Proud Dad Praises Dux Daughter
Lelean Memorial School 2016 DUX Leena Darshana Kumari(middle) with Rajesh Chand Sinha(father) and Praveena Kumari(mother) during the Lelean Memorial School annual prizegiving ceremoy yesterday.Photo:Vilimoni Vaganalau.

 

It was a proud moment for Rajesh Singh when his daughter, Leena Kumari received the Dux award yesterday.

The 18-year-old is a Year 13 student of Lelean Memorial School.

At the school’s annual prizegiving ceremony, Ms Kumari received prizes for scoring the highest in English, economics, computer science and first prize for scoring the highest in the Fiji Year 12 Certificate Examination last year.

“I knew that my daughter would receive the Dux award because she has been coming first in her class every year.

“I feel on top of this world that she achieved this,” Mr Singh said.

Mr Singh said her daughter is the first child in the family who has received the Dux award.

“My daughter is a very hard working girl and she always balances her school work with other activities,” he said.

Mr Singh said he was always there to support his daughter and planned to send her daughter overseas to further her studies.

An excited Miss Kumari said she was grateful to her parents and teachers for their support towards her education.

“I am proud to be a student of Lelean Memorial School. I have so many wonderful memories of this school that I will never forget,” she said.

Miss Kumari wants to become an economist and she wants to join the University of the South Pacific (USP) next year.

Meanwhile, Lelean Memorial School, All Rounder Award recipient, Evia Sailo said: “I am happy to receive the All Rounder Award.”

“I never expected to get this award but I am so thankful to my parents and teacher,” he said.

Edited by Caroline Ratucadra

Feedback:  shahani.mala@fijisun.com.fj

 

Subscribe to E-Edition
pacific island top up
Rewa Fiji Dairy Ltd
Subscribe-to-Newspaper
Fiji Sun Instagram
Fiji Plus
Subscribe-to-Newspaper
error: