Several bright Tamil students from Mullaitivu and Mannar districts were celebrated after A-level examination results were released last week. Despite various challenges brought by the coronavirus pandemic, including the intensifying militarisation in the North-East regions of the island, the successes of these students became a great cause for celebration.
Dushyanthan Dhanujan, who grew up under the care of his maternal grandfather after losing both his parents, ranked 13th in the district with a score of 3A in the field of arts.
Pathmanathan Sangavi, a student from the Commerce section of Mul / Mallavi Central College, secured the 2nd place in the district by obtaining 3A marks.
Sangavi told Tamil Guardian,
“I have reached this stage by working diligently day and night for many days. My parents, teachers and principal all contribute to this success.”
“What I would like to advise my younger brothers and sisters is that you too can get good results if you look back at your notes on the same day that you come home from school or private classes,” she added.
Palinagar Maha Vidyalaya student Sivakumaran Mathura ranked first place in Mullaitivu district in the Arts category.
Parameswaran Sethuragavan, a student of Visvamadu Maha Vidyalaya won the first place in the biology category in Mullaitivu district.
Kumarachandran Chandravathanan achieved top rank in the district in Commerce by earning As in all three subjects at Puthukkudiyiruppu Central College.
In a message to other students he said, “make the most of the opportunities available to you and you will surely succeed one day”. His own goals are to become a university lecturer. Kumarachandran thanked his parents adding, “they are the reason for my success” and extended gratitude to his teachers.
Mullaitivu student Arumugam Subavarshana achieved district top rank in Mathematics at Puthukkudiyiruppu Central College.
St. Xavier's Girls' National College in Mannar is celebrating the success of its students in national exams. Three students received academic distinctions when A Level results were released this week.
Sebastiampillai Mary Janisra achieved top rank in the district in Commerce by earning 3As in exams.
Murugavel Thuvaraka earned 2As B in Commerce.
Sebamalai Dalmeida Sherin achieved 2As, B in Biology and placed second in the district.