A string of A’s and more

Pravinpal Singh and Sukhmeetjit Singh - who scored multiple As in the Malaysian PT3 school exams - have also excelled on other areas

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EXCELLENCE: Twins Sukhmeetjit Singh and Gurpreetjit Kaur with school principal Norliza Kamaruddin. Right: Pravinpal Singh

By Anandleen Kaur

Pravinpal Singh and Sukhmeetjit Singh brought back a string of A’s in the annual year nine Malaysian school examinations called PT3. They scored 9A’s and 10As, respectively.

But they are more than just bookworms as they also excelled in areas like sports and strategy games. One of them also scored an A in Punjabi.

Pravinpal, the first student in the school to achieve 9As in the last five years, is also a district level tennis champion.

In April, he won the title at the MSSD Hilir Perak district level tennis competition. At the same competition, he came up second for shot put.

“I usually train in the mornings and evenings, and study at night. I try not to miss my sports and studies,” he said. “I also play the dhol and go to the gym daily.”

He is also the president of the English Club and Handball Club.

His mother Sunit Kaur Sandhu is a teacher.

Sukhmeetjit scored 10As with the Punjabi language being one of them. Beyond studies, he is the the runner-up for the Hulu Langat district chess championship.

His twin sister Gurpreetjit Kaur, a school debate champion, scored 6As in the same examination. She was also involved in the school team which emerged as state-level runner-up in the Bicara Berirama (coral speaking) competition.

His father DSP Ajit Singh Khalae Dial Singh is a police officer while his mother Harjindar Kaur Badal Singh is a teacher.

 

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