Obedience Drives Ashmita To Dux Glory
The Suva Sangam College top student wants to be a dentist.
Ashmita Kumar believes that the most important factor behind her success is being obedient and respecting her parents.
The 13-year-old was presented the Dux award yesterday during the Suva Sangam College prizegiving ceremony in Suva. Apart from the Dux award, Ashmita was also presented the Year 13 best science student award. When asked what challenges she faced throughout high school, Ashmita said: “Being a pure science student and trying to study for all the science subjects when exams were approaching. Ø,W WDNHV VDFULåFH DQG KDUG work to be an expert in a åHOG \RX KDYH WR LQYHVW \RXU WLPH LQ WKDW SDUWLFXODU åHOG like for me I love science.
“I believe that the only way to become successful is to obey and respect your parents. This also includes your school teachers.” Ashmita thanked her parents and sister for their support. “My parents are both teachers by profession and I think that this is also a motivation for me to make them proud in my school work,” she said. She aims to become a dentist in the future. Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum was chief guest.
From left: Dhan Latchmani, Suva Sangam College Dux Ashmita Kumar, Wagayah Naidu, and Suva Sangam College principal Rikesh Reddy during the prizegiving ceremony yesterday.