| Zee Yusri |
THE Sayyidina Husain Secondary School recently held a ceremony to fete 111 top performing students from the Pre-Vocational class, Year Seven to Year 10 and an additional 66 students from Year 11 and Year 12 at its multipurpose hall.
From this list, four students stood out: Hj Farid Nur Asyrani bin Hj Mohd Thani of Year 10 for best overall achiever as well as being the best student for the subjects – Islamic Religious Knowledge, English as a Second Language, History, Geography and Travel & Tourism.
He said that the three most important attributes a successful student should have are positivity, motivation and determination.
Hj Farid shared that his love of books and school has long inspired him to be the best he could be. He said that he used to limit himself, but his teacher told him to trust in his capabilities.
Being an affirmative and confident student, he shared a motivational quote, “If you believe you are weak, then you will be weak; but if you believe you can fly, then you will fly.”
Nor Fazira Nitaya binti Muhammad Azmi, the best overall student for Year Eight mentioned that she was excited to be chosen as one of the best students as it was a very close competition between the Year Eight students, especially her friends.
She was also awarded the best student for the Islamic Religious Knowledge subject and shared that learning is always a priority for her so that she can have a successful future and shared that she viewed local educators as role models.
The best overall achiever of Year Nine, Nicholas Alexander Jacob, said that being singled out is one of the more important events that has happened to him and celebrated his success with his friends and family. Having a best student title is not the end of the journey he said, before adding, that it is just the beginning of more academic challenges.
“More challenges mean more experiences and more exciting discoveries are waiting for me. I am very eager to pursue my studies until I can reach my peak potential, and I believe that I am not the only person who can do this, as every student has their own special potential. I will just have to put extra effort into my struggles to get to where I aim to be,” Nicholas said.
Other well performing students from Year 10 included Chin Zheng Sheng who was recognised as the best student for Mathematics ‘D’, Chemistry and Biology; Mohammad Adi Farhan as the best student for Islamic Religious Knowledge; Azey Nurazzemah as the best student for Physics, while Nuradibah was the best student for Commercial Studies.
The awards ceremony is held to identify individuals who can serve as an example to other students and help boost the development of the school community.