Bryan Lim Kien Seng is Sarawak’s top STPM scorer

Lim (second right) receiving his certificate from Azhar while Teo (white shirt) and others look on.

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SIBU, Aug 18: Bryan Lim Kien Seng of SMK Sacred Heart is the State’s sole top scorer in the 2021 Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) exam with 5As.

Lim achieved excellent results in General Studies, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Accounting.

In the 2018 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination, he scored 10As.

The school’s result was announced by its senior assistant of Form 6, Lai May Ging at a ceremony today which was officiated at by its Board of Management chairman Bishop Joseph Hii.

Lim however was in Limbang with school principal, David Teo for the State-level announcement of STPM results by State Education Department director, Datu Dr Azhar Ahmad.

According to Lai, the school has 11 STPM students scoring straight 4As, 15 with 4As, 16 with 3As and 17 scoring 2As.

All of its 119 STPM candidates passed the exam.

The school which topped the nation in the 2016 exam, this time notched an average grade of 3.23.

Speaking at the ceremony, Hii congratulated the students for upholding the glory of the school as one of the most remarkable STPM schools in the country.

“The collaboration between the students, teachers and parents has enabled the school to achieve good results consistently in the exam,” he said.

Hii also urged the students to contribute to their alma mater by joining its old students association.

“Try to join the old students association and be part of SHS family,” he urged.

Teo meanwhile said the students’ hard work had paid off.

“Continue to strive hard and achieve great successes in all your future undertakings but never forget your alma mater who has provided you with such great academic opportunities to shine your brightest,” he said in his speech text which was read out by Lai.

Among those present were the school’s Parent-Teacher Association vice-chairman Dr Lewis Ling, and Sacred Heart Old Students Association vice-secretary Yong King Sung. — DayakDaily