Saturday March 10, 2012
MHS produces most top scorers
BY ALLISON LAI
MALACCA: The Malacca High School (MHS) had produced the most STPM top scorers in the state.
Out of the 11 candidates who obtained a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.0, six were from MHS.
They are Alvin Poh Leong Ann, Hoo Hui Ping, Teo Xin Lei, Yip Zi Xin, Gan Nan Sie and Justina Ee En Yi.
The rest included Chew Chai Ying (SMK Yok Bin, Ayer Leleh), Andy Chong Chin Shin (SMK Munshi Abdullah, Batu Berendam), Ng Chuan Xun (SMK Tun Tuah, Bachang), Lim Shuk Kim (SMK Pulau Sebang, Tampin) and Seet Shao Leong (SMK Datuk Bendahara, Jasin).
Top scorers : (From left) Ee, Yip, Poh, Teo and Gan from MHS jumping for joy after getting their STPM result slips.
Except for Gan, all the students are science stream students.
MHS principal Abd Razak Che Ngah said the school will continue to encourage and inspire students to achieve excellence.
Gan said she did not plan tocollect her result slip as she feared not doing well.
However, the thought of being able to catch up with her classmates prompted her to collect it herself.
“It was a big surprise for me. I’m still feeling excited and wondering if these were real,” said Gan, 20, from Bukit Baru.
Commenting on the results, state Education Department director Datuk Mohamed Yusoff Osman said 408 candidates obtained a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0 and above, a 2.27% increase from the previous year.
He said 1,150 of the total of 1,204 STPM candidates managed to secure a full pass.
Mohamed said Yeow Ting Fong from SMK Tun Tuah was awarded the Best Student Award under the special candidate category in STPM 2012 by the Malaysian Examinations Council.
Yeow, who suffered cerebral palsy, scored 3A and 1A- with a CGPA of 3.92 for his STPM.