B'lore schools perform well in ISC, ICSE exams

B'lore schools perform well in ISC, ICSE exams

Boys and girls share glory in the Central class X exams

CELEBRATION TIME: Students who passed ICSE class X exams in a jubilant mood at a school in Rajajinagar on Tuesday. KPNSome of the schools that have achieved cent percent results are Bishop Cotton Girls and Bishop Cotton Boys Schools, Florence Public School, St Joseph’s Boy’s High School, Carmel School and Swargarani School.

Among the ICSE schools, the students of Bishop Cotton Boys and Girls Schools have managed to top the list. Lydia Joshua, the proud Principal of Bishop Cotton Girls School said: “I am glad that our hard work has finally paid off. Such results only encourage us to carry on with our mission of providing quality education in the years to come." With 97.6 per cent, Lisa Sarah Thomas shines among her classmates.
Hardwork alone pays

 “Hard work is the only path to success. I thank the almighty, parents and everybody who have contributed to my success. I am happy that my performance will only facilitate me to accomplish my dream of becoming a software engineer."

Even Zaenab A Fathima, who missed out being a topper by 0.6 percent, felt that studying at the last minute would do no good. Like Lisa, she too aspires to become a software engineer.

Success is not the bastion of girls alone, as Shubham Bhuwalka and Felix Samuel Ebenezer of Bishop Cotton Boys School, securing 97.6 percent and 96.8 percent respectively, too have left their mark.

Gurunandan from Florence Public School has managed to score a centum in computer science and environmental education. His score is 95.14 percent.

Abida, principal of Florence Public School, said: “There is no substitute to hard work. The school has managed to stand out with 53 distinctions out of the 68 students who appeared for the exams.”

Acharya Patashala student Sanhitha Jugulum secured 95.57 percent and aspires to do her Chartered Accountancy and a PhD in Investment and Risk Analysis from Harvard University. “Read, Revise and Recall” is her motto.

ISC results too did not disappoint. Several students scored well into the nineties. The premier schools of Bangalore performed particularly well.

Students from Bishop Cotton Schools (both Boys and Girls) as well as St Joseph’s Boys High School scored above 95 per cent.

Akshay Krishna and Terry Larsen, both students from St Joseph’s, scored an impressive 96.8 per cent and 96.5 per cent respectively. Terry who secured 98 in Mathematics said: “I attribute my success to my Mathematics teacher Robin Colaco.”

Terry now plans to pursue engineering. Abhishek S from Bishop Cottons scored 96 per cent while Neetu Sara Alex scored 95.5 per cent.

Commerce students too achieved success with Suman Prabhu bagging the top spot with 97.25 per cent. Other achievers include Andrea Chang and Chirag M Narasimhaiah, both of who scored an impressive 95 per cent.

Tania Singla from Bishop Cotton Girls has excelled in the Arts stream by scoring 95.25 per cent.

“Consistent work helped me to perform well,” said Tania, who has secured 97 in English.