Farmer's daughter reaps a rich harvest

Farmer's daughter reaps a rich harvest

Farmer's daughter  reaps a rich harvest

“Hard work, five hours of study every day and meticulous learning helped me attain success in the SSLC examination,” said Swathi, student of Indraprastha Vidyalaya in Uppinangady, who scored a whopping 622 marks out of 625-second highest in the State.


 “I am happy that I got good marks as expected. My parents are overwhelmed with joy,” Swathi told Deccan Herald.

My teachers and parents played a key role in my success. They have always motivated me to achieve, she added.

A resident of Kademajalu in Bandaru village of Belthangady taluk, Swathi is the daughter of farmers Chidananda Shastry and Shalini.  Her elder sister Preethi had secured 602 marks in 2009-10 and is pursuing MBBS in Shivamogga.

On her future plan, Swathi said that she would pursue PCMB in PUC. “Depending on my PU marks, I will decide on my future studies,” she said.

A multi-talented student, she has passed music exam (junior). Her hobbies are drawing, music and crafts.

She has scored a centum in Hindi, Science, Social Science and Mathematics and managed to score 124 marks in Kannada and 98 in English.

Elated at the achievement of his daughter, Chidananda Shastry said “I am happy that my daughter is one of the topper in the State.”

“We are farmers. She used to study all by herself. In fact, she used to help us in farming activities as well. At time, she would help us in tapping rubber whenever she was free,” said mother Shalini.

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