Rokiah Mahmud & Daniel Lim
Schools across the country presented awards to over 300 students, as Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Arabic School (SASHHB), Katok Secondary School, and Lambak Kiri Secondary School recognised their high achievers, while Anthony Abell College (AAC) rewarded participants in its inter-school competition.
SASHHB saw 172 Year 5 to 10 students awarded for their excellence, with an additional 100 students recognised for their Primary School Assessment (PSR) results in a ceremony at the school’s auditorium on Thursday.
The school’s acting principal Haji Norhisyam bin Haji Mohd Noor presented the awards to the students.
The ceremony also coincided with the presentation of tokens of encouragement to the students.
Meanwhile, some 114 Katok Secondary School students in Years 7 to 10 were awarded in a ceremony at the school.
There were three award categories – top three students in each class; best student in each subject; and overall best student by level.
The school’s principal Penroose Saleha binti Haji Mohd Salleh was the guest of honour.
At Lambak Kiri Secondary School, academic success was celebrated in Thursday’s graduation ceremony, which saw graduates receive awards as well as prizes presented to exceptional students in the Special Mention award, Top Three Achievers and Overall Highest Achieving Student of the year.
869 Major Matalisham bin Haji Mahadi presented the prizes and school principal Rosmawati binti Mohammad applauded the students and teachers for their efforts and diligence.
Meanwhile, AAC held a prize presentation ceremony for the Inter-school Fieldwork Competition, organised by the school’s Humanities Department, for Year 7 and 8 in Seria yesterday.
The annual competition for Year 7 and 8 students from schools across the Belait District, helps expose them to fieldwork in preparation for their studies in Years 9, 10, and 11.
The fieldwork themes in this year’s competition included culture and tradition; environment; and historical aspects.
Head of Cluster Six of schools Halizawati binti Haji Kepli, the guest of honour, was welcomed to the premise by AAC Deputy Principal of Administration Nor Azah binti Haji Marmin.
The prizes were received by representatives of the participating schools.