20 September 2019
A ceremony to honour the outstanding schools and students who excelled at 2019 matriculation exam and present stipend was held at MICC-2 in Nay Pyi Taw on Friday.
President U Win Myint, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Union Ministers, departmental officials, teachers, outstanding students and invited guests graced the ceremony.
At the ceremony, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi delivered a remark, saying that the students’ high qualification reflects progress of the State and it is also an index of the education sector development of a State. The role of matriculation exam is related with social, economy and political sectors of the nation. She also added that the education learning from the schools is needed to be well-suited with the needs of State’s social and economic condition. She also urged the public schools to strive for improving qualification to nurture outstanding students and called for teachers and parents to cooperate for the emergence of excellent students for progress of the State.
At the ceremony, the President, the State Counsellor and the Union Ministers presented awards to the students who excelled at 2019 matriculation exam.
Deputy Director General, Basic Education Department, Dr. Tin Maung Win said “The ceremony is aimed for future generation to make efforts more in education and to motivate high, middle and primary schools across the nation to emulate the awarded schools in today ceremony. 56 students were awarded for Science subject, 34 students for Arts Subject and 52 students for Science/Arts subjects.”
A Principal (In-charge) from the Practising High School said the award is motivation for them and they will strive more for the development of the nation.
Principal (In-Charge), Practising High School, Khin Cho Kyi said “We are very pleased that we are awarded first prize for the best pass rate with 86.20 marks at the Union Level as an excellent school. Due to awarding, we are motivated and students, teachers and parents are very delighted. We will make more efforts for the State and take part in development and interests of the State as much as possible through concerted efforts.”
One of the awarding students said, he is very pleased to be honoured by the Union Level and he achieved the second highest marks nationwide in Science subject.
Kaung Htut Thant, Awardee, No.1 Basic Education High School (Dagon) said “ I am very delighted that the President and senior officials honour to me. I studied my lessons regularly. In regard with the State’s education, there is leading to a good changing. As a student, I’d like to say to encourage more in creative thinking in reform process.”
142 outstanding students and nearly 60 schools were awarded at the ceremony.
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