St. Joseph’s Private Secondary School achieved the best results so far, with 32 straight A students

Kuching: St. Joseph’s Private Secondary School attained better results in the 2019 SPM Examination.  All in all, 32 candidates scored straight A’s, and the school posted a GPS of 2.85.  Last year, there were 167 candidates, and one of them is an other-ability student (OKU).

Joshua Su who is bound for Kuala Lumpur for his A-level studies is hoping to get a scholarship.

Photo: According to Joshua Su, one should be brave to pursue one’s dreams.

According to Joshua Su Jiun Quan, who obtained 10A+ and one A-, one should persevere and pursue one’s dreams in the right direction.

When interviewed, Joshua Su said that his dream is to become a doctor who is ready to offer assistance to others.  He feels that medicine is a noble profession, and it would enable one to use his intelligence and ability to help others who are in need.

Joshua also pointed out that in terms of studies, discipline and perseverance are the prerequisites.  Besides, encouragement from friends also helps a lot.

He is preparing to travel to Kuala Lumpur to pursue the A-level studies, and he hopes to be awarded a scholarship by JPA.

Lisa Hii is overjoyed, as her mock-exam results were not promising.

Lisa Hii Wei Zhen, who obtained 8A+ and 3As, mentioned that she did not do so well in her mock exam earlier, and she was over the moon to have attained excellent results in the actual exam.

According to Lisa, she had no confidence in the science subjects, compared to Mathematics and Bible Knowledge.

Her study strategy was to regularly jot down notes and do revision.  Besides, she also joined tuition classes for Physics, Bahasa Melayu and Principles of Accounting.  For her career plans, Lisa is interested in both medicine and accounting.

Photo: Lisa Hii is very happy to have obtained 8A+ and 3As.

Tuition helped Alyssa Ng a lot, and she plans to further her studies at Tunku Abdul Rahman University.

Alyssa Rebecca Ng Tian Yii, who scored 6A+, 2As and 2A-, said that tuition centres gave her valuable exam tips, and useful techniques in answering exam questions.  She did constant revision, and paid attention to every little detail.

Her family is hoping that she will do accounting, but her personal ambition is to become a physiotherapist.  She plans to continue her studies at the Tunku Abdul Rahman University.

Photo: Alyssa Ng holding up her results, for a picture by our photographer.

Darren Wong was unwavering in taking Chinese, and obtained an A-

Darren Wong Sheng Hong intends to read law.

Darren Wong Sheng Hong, who attained 3A+, 5As and 2 A-, was steadfast in his determination to sit for the Chinese Language paper.  He managed to get A- for Chinese, thus meeting his expectations.

According to him, he was not demotivated when only tens of students took the Chinese paper. Instead, he always feels that Chinese is an interesting subject.

Photo; Darren Wong obtained A- for his Chinese paper.

Sin Chew Daily News, 6 March 2020

Original in Mandarin, translated by Mr. Kho Thong Eng, a teacher at St. Joseph’s Private School

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