All-rounders from city schools top ICSE class X exam in dist

Students from Sat Paul Mittal and Sacred Heart Convent,Urban Estate,topped the district in the class X results of Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) board,which were declared on Friday.

Written by Goyal Divya | Ludhiana | Published: May 18, 2013 3:56 am

Students from Sat Paul Mittal and Sacred Heart Convent,Urban Estate,topped the district in the class X results of Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) board,which were declared on Friday.

Interestingly,no book worms,they happen to be all-rounders.

Diksha Samsukha,district topper of class X from Sat Paul Mittal School with 97% marks,is all jubilant. Daughter of a businessman and housewife,she dreams of being an eye surgeon. “Although my parents are not in medical profession,I want to be an eye surgeon,” she said.

She also topped in maths and computer applications with 100% marks each,and social studies and science with 98% and 97% respectively.

She claims “listening to music and playing different sports” is what keeps her busy except studies.

Prikshit Goel,who too topped the district along with Samsukha and got 97% marks,is a student of Sacred Heart Higher Secondary Convent School,Urban Estate.

His father is a chartered accountant and mother a dietician. “It is an out-of-the world feeling. I want to pursue MBBS and will take medical stream,” he said.

Goel also enjoys playing cricket.

Daughter of city-based famous dentist Vivek Saggar and radiologist Kavita Saggar,Vani Saggar from class X,Sat Paul Mittal School,stood second in the district with 96.4% marks. She also topped in English with 92% marks and physical education with 99% marks.

Also a basketball and badminton player,she intends to follow in her father’s footsteps and be a dentist. “I want to join Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi and will pursue medical stream in XIth,” she said,adding that “being not too studious and listening to music to reduce stress helped”.

Vasu Bansal and Sachinmeet Singh Gill from Sat Paul Mittal School secured 94.6% each and Kashish Goyal from Sacred Heart,Urban Estate,was too not far behind with 94.5% marks.

Principal of Sat Paul Mittal,Bhupinder Gogia,said,“We focus in our curriculum that students should not be just attracted towards studies but to sports and other activities too. I am happy that such students from our school have topped.”

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