IPOH, March 21 (Bernama) -- A hearing disability did not prevent Kang Kia
Chun of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Raja Muda Musa, Teluk Intan from
achieving 9As in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM).
The special education student''s father, Kang Siang Poh, 46, told reporters
that his son revised five hours a day, when met after the announcement of the
examination results here today.
Meanwhile, Rozeliana Harun of SMK Slim River, an Orang Asli scored excellent
results with 6A+ and 3Bs.
She is from the Suku Semelai tribe, in Bera, Pahang and daughter of General
Operations Force Corp Harun Narit.
A total of 39,362 candidates sat for the exam in Perak and 1,064 of them
obtained excellent grades with 42 scoring the highest grades possible.
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Over in Kuching the high achievers with 11A+, were Ling Jin Hin from SMK
Sungai Maong, Alicia Cheong Yan Qiu (SMK Jalan Arang), Alvin Tan Yang Xian (SMK
Batu Lintang) and Nicholas Law Lee Wei (SMK Methodist Sibu).
A consistent study timetable and her parents'' prayers appeared to be the
keys to Datuk Patinggi Abang Haji Abdillah College student Nor Hidayah Abdul
Rahman''s achievement of 10A+.
During the announcement of the results for Sarawak, State education director
Abdillah Adam said that on the whole the state''s candidates obtained encouraging
results for the 2011 exam with 48 students scoring A+ compared to 36 in 2010.
The 2011 exam also saw a 91.71 per cent pass rate with 34,649 of the 38,727
candidates meeting the minimum requirement of passing Bahasa Malaysia.
Abdillah further announced that the top three schools in the state based on
grade point average were SM Sains Kuching (1.82), SM Sains Miri (1.86) and Datuk
Patinggi Abang Haji Abdillah College (2.22).
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