Two students from Manthan School bag ‘Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards’

Hyderabad, Nov.20 : Two students from Manthan School in the city have won prestigious ‘Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards’ for their exceptional performance in Cambridge International exams in 2018-19. Kavya Pothapragada topped in the world in Cambridge IGCSE in Mathematics (without Course Work). She is currently studying in 11th grade in the school.
Suhas Kellampalli topped in the country in Cambridge International AS Level in Biology. He is currently pursuing his 12th grade with the school. They are achieved this distinction across three series’s. ‘Top in the World’ refers to the learner, who has gained the highest standard mark in the world for a single subject, similarly ‘Top in the Country’. There are over 800,000 subject entries for Cambridge IGCSE exams each year.
They competed with lakhs of students across the world and one topped in the world and the other topped in India. This year, 207 Indian students from across the country have been declared winners and have received Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards. Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards are a group of awards issued by Cambridge Assessment International Education. They recognize exceptional learner achievement in Cambridge examinations around the world.
The primary purpose of these awards is to celebrate and recognize the success of high-performing Cambridge The awards recognize exceptional exam performance in 2018-19 under four categories – ‘Top in the World’, ‘Top in the Country’, ‘High Achievement Award’ and ‘Best Across’. The number is much higher compared to 173 winners in 2017-2018. Cambridge Assessment International Education is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and qualifications for 5 to 19-year olds.
Over 10,000 schools in more than 160 countries belong to the Cambridge community. The global awards celebrate the highest performing students from these countries in qualifications recognized around the world by leading universities and employers. Every year nearly a million students worldwide study courses organized by Cambridge International, which has been providing international exams for more than 160 years.
Satyajit Sarkar, Acting Regional Director, South Asia at Cambridge International, said: ‘We are delighted to announce that Manthan School has excelled and contributed to global community of Cambridge International award winners. Our institution aims to help equip students with relevant Knowledge and skills they need to achieve at school, university and work. We wish the students tremendous success and are looking forward to seeing them shine in their academic and professional careers.’
Reacting to the news announced by Cambridge today, Ramakrishna Reddy, head of Manthan School said, “I am happy to note that two of our students shined so well among 207 elite who excelled across the country. It is a matter of great pride and recognition for our commitment to the excellence, said he. Adding further, he stated that the biggest benefit of Cambridge Curriculum is that it makes students very confident individuals who can think for themselves, make rational choices, set ambitious targets and achieve them with hard work. Subject depth achieved is very high along with breadth of learning experiences offered. Apart from learning, through advanced career counseling we guide students to understand their passion, choose appropriate careers and select the relevant courses and colleges that will help them realize their dreams”, said Ramakrishna Reddy. (NSS)

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