PSEB CLass 10 results: Journey has just begun for these achievers
In Class 10 result of Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), four students managed to get on the merit list from the district.
Ridhi Jain of Baby Model Senior Secondary School at Banur scored 631 marks (97.02%) and earned second position. Daughter of a daily wager, who, she aims to be a software engineer.
Rajesh Kumar, her father said that the school offered a scholarship for her studies after witnessing her performance in Class 9, where she scored 96%. He added that the school did not charge fee and also provided books for free.
Ridhi said that she had an aimed to score good marks but had no idea that she could be in the line of toppers. She added that after school hours she used to revise the school work as her family could not afford fees for extra tuitions.
Ridhi has decided to peruse her higher studies in non-medical stream and she has an aim to be a software engineer. She has a younger brother and an elder sister.
While explaining her family condition, she said that her elder sister quit her studies after Class 10 due to financial crisis in family and started staying with their relatives in Himachal Pradesh. Her brother is studying in Class 9 in the same school.
With the gap of just one number, Manish Kumar grabbed the third position in SAS Nagar, scoring 630 (96.9%) out of 650.
A son of a technician at Sun Pharma in Ropar and student of Dashmesh Khalsa Secondary School in Phase 3B1 in SAS Nagar, Manish aims to be a charted accountant after opting for commerce in his higher studies.
Manish Kumar said that he worked very hard and expected his score to be approximately 91%, but when he came to know that he stood third in the entire district, he was on cloud nine.
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