‘A’ student, aspiring doctor honoured by Enmore businesses

first_img“I just want to be able to help persons to feel better.”That’s the life mantra young Gangadai Harrichand plans to uphold as she embarks on her secondary school journey with the ultimate aim to one day serve in the medical field.Gangadai Harrichand with her parents, brother and the numerous trophies shereceived“My long-term aspiration is to be a doctor,” the 11-year-old Enmore lass related.At the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) earlier this year, Gangadai, attending the Valkimi Vidyalaya Primary School at Lusignan, chalked up 523 marks out of a possible 536, thereby gaining a place at the prestigious Queen’s College.Her achievement matched that of her brother, Balram Harrichand, who, in 2017, managed 516 marks out of a possible 529 and also secured a spot at the Camp Street institution.Gangadai said her biggest challenge during the examinations was time management, as she had to tussle with extra lessons, but the sacrifice and hard work, along with unflinching support from her teachers, parents Tularam (Pandit Hero) and Urmila and brother Balram, paid off in the end.Ironically, it was Science that gave her the most trouble, but Gangadai was determined to conquer whatever was thrown at her during the examinations.She gained 130 marks in Science, 129 in English Language, 133 in Mathematics and 131 in Social Studies.Academic excellenceRecently, Gangadai was recognised for her academic excellence by several businessmen/women of her East Coast Demerara community.The ambitious young lady was presented with trophies and given words of encouragement and advice as she pursues more success in the classroom.Gangadai said being honoured by her community is just the motivation she needs to make a positive difference in society in the future.The businesses that came forward to show their appreciation to the young student were R Kissoon Contracting Services, Trans Pacific Motor Spares, Loaknauth Lumber Yard, Motor Trend Service Centre, Gajadar’s Service Centre, Star Sports Trophies and Awards, Kuldip Lumber Yard and General Hardware, Rajin’s Auto Paint and Accessories Shop and SE Auto Sale and Spare Parts.They all encouraged Gangadai to continue to strive in the field of academics, as the future progress of the community is dependent on the foundation that is laid now.last_img

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