Indore: Free Press recognises hard work of CBSE board exams toppers

Indore: Noted English daily Free Press, Indore felicitated toppers of class X and class XII CBSE board examinations of Vidyasagar School and Pragya Girls School in a grand ceremony, held on the Vidyasagar School campus here on Tuesday. Apart from distinguished guests, large number of students as well as teachers of both the schools was present on the occasion.

Beginning with a lovely description of how fragrance of flower spreads to overwhelm human hearts and ambience, as knowledge does, student Kratika Mehta welcomed the guests and invited all the toppers one by one on the dais to share their success stories. Welcoming students and dignitaries, editor-in-chief of Free Press, Sanjeev Ratan Singh in his address motivated students to excel further in their studies and also presented mementos to the meritorious students.

Speaking on the occasion, patron of Vidyasagar School and Pragya Girls School, Rameshwar Patel said “Whenever toppers are recognised, there are hundreds of students, who immediately become conscious of their own success and capabilities.” He also expressed his equal care for the students, who did not top the exams or bring impressive results and took side of the students saying “Not all fingers are of same size.”

Thanking Free Press for recognising the hard work of students, principal of Vidyasagar School, DC Sharma said “What matters most is recognising the achievements of students and lending an ear to their stories of struggle to success.” Motivating students, principal of Pragya Girls School, Manju Nautiyal said “Everyone here is a star and everyone’s time to shine is different.” She further informed that the school is dedicated towards educating rural girls and it provides education to them at low fees.

Sharing their struggle to success, students thanked their teachers and parents for their endless support.

Success Stories

Credit for my success goes to my teachers and parents. They guided me throughout. Prime reason for my success is following a simple rule of focusing on building concept and not just scoring marks. I would advise the following to achieve success:

Don’t study for marks, learn concepts

Don’t limit yourself to classroom lessons; explore and expand your knowledge

There is no value of coaching classes, as they repeat normal classroom lectures. Instead, study on your own and utilise coaching time to prepare personal notes

Whenever you study, surround yourself with positive aura and meditate

Have faith on your teachers and obey them

Rajat Jain

I have always been very determined towards my goals. I concentrated on every subject without rating any of them as less important. I believe in practicing hard. I never studied for long hours; rather I studied in breaks. I feel we should always take breaks where we indulge ourselves in creative activities and sports. For class X boards, I would suggest sticking to NCERT

Eshani Dutta

We can become successful by studying, learning manners and developing intelligence with knowledge. I always followed a proper schedule, as discipline is must for achieving a goal. I organised my studying hours with proper breaks for recreation. I followed NCERT and solved practise papers. I always had checkpoints for myself, where I would revise and check my knowledge. I allotted proper time to each subject and also played my own motivator all the time

Anika Joshi

I am grateful to my mother, who supported me and helped me achieve my target. I had to learn to manage time and work hard regularly. I was able to achieve this position because I had a healthy environment at home as well as in school. What takes us to success is curiosity and further, settling our doubts. I was curious and my teachers helped me by settling my queries. Teachers showed the path, but I had to follow their advice. I feel success is like greed, we keep wanting more

Samarath Nayak

What has helped me achieve my goal is dedication combined with determination. Teachers guided me in overcoming obstacles of my path. I had set a task from the beginning of the session and worked throughout the year. I followed my teachers’ advice, solved papers and took proper breaks. I think it is important to believe in oneself to become successful

Anjali Gupta

I would suggest going for self study if one wants to get good results. I managed my time while focusing on NCERT for basics and further references for explanation. I tried to solve as many sample papers as possible. I have learned one thing that never to hide a problem. If we accept and talk about a problem, then it is possible to solve it. However, neglecting an issue keeps it alive forever. I would extend special thanks to Chanchal madam and Pravin sirPrerna Sahu

Prerna Sahu

As I have learned, doing your best and managing time lead to success. I worked hard for this goal. Every day, I spent four to five hours studying while balancing it with co-curricular engagements. I feel one should study smartly and not just hard. In order to study smart, we need to concentrate on our studies without diversions

Saloni Chouhan

My father is the sole support behind my success. He always stood by me without any expectation of a good result. Teachers helped me by guiding me in studies. I studied with focus for just two to three hours in a day while keeping fit with sports. I never compete with anyone, which helps me concentrating on my efforts

Maseerah Qureshi

School has supported me by settling my curiosity and giving me the freedom to explore. I have always been self-motivated. I never had any pressure from my family to score great marks. I wanted to bring pride to my parents and school, which I did.

Aashi Maheshwari

Everyone has supported me in achieving my goal— my parents, teachers and friends. I continued to work hard even if I failed, which led me to finally achieve success. I am passionate about studies and believe regular positive enforcement helped me

Kashish Jain

Late APJ Abdul Kalam is my inspiration. His ideas inspired me to study and work hard. I guess I studied without deviation, which helped me in achieving my goal. I regularly play badminton and even played during exam days. I always cleared my doubts about studies n Leena Tapadia

Achieving this score was a dream for me. I studied, revised and worked hard every day after school. This regular revision of classes helped me achieving my goal. I did not do anything extra. I just studied regularly and concentrated on NCERT texta

Shreya Soni

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