Pune: Fourteen students in Pune Division of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune (MSBSHSE) have received donors’ cash prizes for emerging toppers in a various subjects in the HSC examination this year. Of these, eight students are from Pune.
Speaking about her success, an overjoyed Shivani Salokhe from Fergusson College, who received two prizes, said, “I wish to pursue a career in civil services and would be preparing for the exams along with completing my graduation in engineering. I also wish to continue to learn French further as I love that language and today, learning a foreign language has become a valuable asset.”
Two Pune students have also won the prize money of Rs 1,000 each awarded by Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, in memory of Late Sarang Sathe and Late Shriram Nashikkar for standing first and second in Japanese language respectively. Ishan Kulkarni of Symbiosis Vocational Junior College emerged topper with 89 marks followed by Swarali Deshpande of Marathwada Mitra Mandal Junior College with 87 marks.
Bhushan Jamdade of SM Choksey High School and Junior College won two prizes. “I am very happy with my achievement. I always had a greater interest in biology and wish to pursue my career in the field of medicine,” he said.
He won prizes of Rs 100 each presented by Dr Mohan Vishwanath Lakde as Vishwanath Eknathrao Lakde award and by Smita Dawalbhakt in memory of late Dr Yashwant Vishnu Rishi.
Another student of SM Choksey High School and Junior College, Jaina Sanghvi scored 200 marks in Computer Science to win two prizes of Rs 1,000 each by Tarachand Ramnath Seva Trust (Matoshree) Chhagenbai Hanmantram Rathi Award and by Vishwesh Ghaisas in memory of Late Seetabai Ghaisas and Ramchandra Ghaisas.