Medal and awards for Beaconhouse students
Karachi, 28 April(The News): The Beaconhouse School System organised a medal and award distribution ceremony
for 'high achievers' in 'O' and 'A' Level Cambridge International Examinations
for academic sessions 2005 and 2006 at its Margalla Campus here on Friday.
The ceremony was organised to celebrate the success of
distinction-holders as well as performance of 'high achievers' who secured seven
A grades or more in the 'O' level examination and those who secured 3 A grades
and more in the 'A' level examination. As many as 127 students received awards
and medals on the occasion.
Canadian High Commissioner David B. Collins,
former foreign minister Sahibzada Yaqub Khan, Air Marshal (r) Nur Khan and
digital journalist John Moore were guests-of-honour on the occasion.
Gold Medals: Meraj Hassan, top position in the world
in English Language (2005); Aqdas Nida, world's top student in Physics (2006);
Faeez ul Haq, topped in Pakistan (Islamiat), topped in Islamabad (Human &
Social Biology) and Best 7 and 8 'O' Level Category 2005).
Islamabad-2005: Omar Saeed Kiani (Physics), Shoaib Afzal (Urdu as a First
Language), Fahad Sabeeh and Hussain Riaz (Best Nine 'O' Levels).
Islamabad Region-2006: Areej Zafar (Pakistan Studies), Bismah Daniyal Kasuri
(Business Studies), Hira Bashir (Chemistry), Sara Altaf (Biology), Zara Suleman
(Business Studies & English Language) and Muhammad Ali Razaq Mumtaz
Regional Distinctions in 'A' Level Subjects in 2005 and
2006: Muhammad Umer Ijaz Gilani (Law), Salema Khalid (Biology), Fahad Javed
(Computing), Sara Rehman (Law) and Muhammad Farooq Aslam
Beaconhouse School System (North) Executive Director
Daniyal Kasuri and Beaconhouse (Margalla Campus) Principal Naveed Kazmi praised
academic achievements of students and encouraged them to follow their future
pursuits with the same devotion.
Later, a distinction holder, Aqdas
Nida, said that only sincere efforts yield high achievements. "All that students
need to do is to set their priorities right and work hard at their studies. They
can achieve high grades without taking tuitions," she said.
achiever, Meraj Hassan, said that students should strike a balance between
studies and activities.