CBSE class 10 result: Gurgaon girl tops in specially-abled category with 97.8%

CBSE class 10 result: Gurgaon girl tops in specially-abled category with 97.8%
Bedasree Das | May 29, 2018 - 5:42 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, MAY 29: Spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic disease that robs people of physical strength, could not prevent Anushka Panda, a student of Suncity School from topping the Class 10 CBSE Board Examination in the specially-abled category. The 14 year-old girl, who is wheelchair bound, scored 97.8 per cent marks in the board examination.

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“I am thrilled finding all my hard work has paid off. It is really a big moment for me. I was really nervous before the results,” said Anushka. Sharing her success mantra, the Gurgaon girl said, “I was consistent in my preparation from Day 1 itself. I would like to thank my school which has been extremely supportive. Since I am a special child, my school ensured that I was provided with a special infrastructure to write my examination.”

Ms. Rupa Chakravarty, Principal, Suncity School also expressed the school's happiness at Anushka's result, “We, at Suncity School, are very proud of Anushka. The focus that she possesses is rare to find in other children. She is determined and does not allow any obstacle to overpower her. She is very focused and her benchmarks are very high. She is an inspiration for all of us.:

Anushka dreams of becoming a software engineer and would be pursuing science after 10th. In her leisure time, the topper loves to play chess.

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