By Hassam Zaggi
Eight students from Regent School have emerged the best across 13 subjects in the June 2019 Cambridge IGCSE Examinations in Nigeria and the world.
A statement signed by Mr Andrew D. Williams on behalf of the Board of the school and made available to journalists in Abuja, Monday, disclosed that: “The Regent School received the information from the British Council and Cambridge International that eight of her students emerged with the best results across 13 subjects in the June 2019 Cambridge IGCSE Examinations in Nigeria and the world.”
The statement explained that the awards of exceptional performance at a national and international level were granted to seven students.
Two students achieved the highest result in Mathematics globally.
“The students who obtained the best results in the June 2019 IGCSE examinations include Abubakar Sadiq Tafida, Aditi Amol Sohoni, Chisom Angela Angel Akahara, Ibrahim Abdulsalam, Phinola Yeani Aruna, Shreya Jindal and Sybel Nyenimana.
“Shreya, Phinola, Ibrahim, Sybel, Chisom, Abubakar and Aditi were adjudged to have obtained the best results across Nigeria in 11 subjects – Accounting, Additional Mathematics, Biology, Physics (Shreya Jindal); Art & Design (Phinola Yeani Aruna); Environmental Management (Ibrahim Abdulsalam); Foreign Language French (Sybel Nyenimana); Global Perspectives (Chisom Angela Angel Akahara); Music (Abubakar Sadiq Tafida); Information and Communication Technology (Aditi Amol Sohoni) and Mathematics (Shreya Jindal & Aditi Amol Sohoni).
“Shreya Jindal had an overwhelmingly outstanding result as she was the best across 8 subjects – first place while both Shreya Jindal and Aditi Amol Sohoni achieved the highest results globally in Mathematics (without coursework),” the statement noted.
The Board noted that the outstanding achievement goes further to reinforce and validate the academic excellence, holistic education and life-long leadership skills provided at The Regent School.
The statement recalled that: “Just last year, six students of The Regent School achieved the best Cambridge IGCSE results in Nigeria in 7 subjects in the IGCSE examinations of June 2018.
“This perennial endorsement by the British Council and Cambridge International is a testimony of the school’s mantra of “Excellence in Everything We Do”.
“Our students’ impressive results justify their hard work and that of all our dedicated staff.
“We will continue to set the pace in our commitment to providing a holistic experience for all our students, and equipping them with all the necessary tools to excel in all facets of their promising futures.”