| Syazwani Hj Rosli |
CERTIFICATES, trophies and awards were presented to excellent achievers of Sungai Akar Arabic School yesterday in a prize presentation ceremony held at the multipurpose hall of Fire and Rescue Department, Old Airport, Berakas.
The ceremony commenced with the recitation of verses from the Al-Quran.
Ustazah Hajijah binti Haji Moktal, Acting Assistant Director of the Professional Section at the Department of Islamic Studies, was the guest of honour for the event, who also presented the awards to the outstanding students.
In her speech, Ustazah Hajijah congratulated the top students who have put great efforts to attain top marks in their studies. She also advised students to constantly prepare themselves in facing future challenges and urged them to actively involve themselves in religious and community activities.
She also stressed that students should not only be successful in their academic studies, but also with their inner-self spiritually, in order to guide themselves in attaining leadership characteristics based on the teachings of the Al-Quran and As-Sunnah, in achieving the nation’s Vision 2035.
Ustazah Hajijah hoped that parents and guardians will continue to support their children’s academic studies as well as guide them with Islamic teachings to create an educated and pious generation.
Pengiran Hajah Radiah binti Pengiran Haji Mohd Tahir, Principal of Sungai Akar Arabic School, expressed her satisfaction with the students’ achievements and hoped that such events will motivate and encourage the rest of the students to perform well in their academics in preparing themselves as part of the ‘Generasi Berwawasan’.
A total of 75 best students from different primary levels received their prizes. Another 26 students who achieved 5’A’s in their PSR 2014 examination as well as four other outstanding students from every level, were also awarded.
The highlight of the ceremony was the presentation of the special award to the Best Student, Awangku Muhammad ‘Ashim ‘Afif bin Pengiran Haji Mohd Zin of Year 6 who achieved 95.36 per cent in his academic studies.
The event saw a Nasyid and Tausyeh performance by students, and a Doa Selamat was later recited to close the ceremony.