Grit propelled her to the top

Grit propelled her to the top

Ananya D, the State topper in the commerce stream of the II PU exams, has created a record of sorts.

She scored 100/100 in business studies, accountancy, computer science and Kannada, while she scored 99 in statistics and 93 in English. Her total marks is 592/600 (98.66 per cent).

Kannada medium

A student of St Philomena’s PU College in Puttur, about 60 km from here, Ananya studied in Kannada medium up to standard X.

College Principal Rev Fr Ivan Michael Rodrigues told Deccan Herald that Ananya, daughter of Ganapathi Bhat D and Aruna D, hails from a farmer’s family in the backward area of Jalsur of Sullia taluk.

“A calm and quiet student, Ananya never took tuitions as she believed in self study,” the principal said, adding that she was a multi-talented student.

Aspires to be a CA

Ananya has told the principal that she wants to do BCom and become a chartered accountant.She had scored 595/600 (99.12 per cent) in I PU and 570/600 (95 per cent) in SSLC.