Govt school student tops state in scholarship exam

Govt school student tops state in scholarship exam

A government school student of Patiala, Jyoti, being felicitated for securing 144 marks out of 180 to top the state in the NMMS examination.

Tribune News Service
Patiala, June 7

A student of government school has bagged top position in the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMS) examination in the state. It is a scheme of the Central Government to provide scholarships to meritorious students.

Jyoti, daughter of an electrician, is a Class IX student of Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Old Police Lines, here. She scored 144, of a total of 180 marks. Giving credit to her parents and schoolteachers for her success, Jyoti said it was a proud moment for the whole family that always helped and wanted her to excel.

Meanwhile, Principal Mandeep Kaur Sidhu, after felicitating Jyoti today, claimed that the results of the NMMS exam was a testimony of quality education provided to students at government schools in the state. She said apart from Jyoti, three more students of her school, Payal, Navdeep Kaur and Kum Kum, bagged district-level positions.

Sidhu praised hard work of the students as well as teachers Prabha Sagar, Ujjwal Jyoti and Harjinder Kaur.

Vice-Principal Renu, along with other teachers Mahindra Veer Kaur, Mintu Gupta and Inderjit Kaur, wished the students a bright future ahead.

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