Ms. R. Ram Ambikai from St. Ignatius Convent Hr. Sec. School, Palayamkottai topped the list scoring 496 out of 500 marks.
Indian Development Foundation honoured Ms. R. Ram Ambikai for the excellent performance. Mr. C. Chidambaram, Manager-Southern Region, IDF congratulated Ram Ambikai for scoring 496 marks out of 500. Ram Ambikai has become a role model for several students in the state. In addition to producing students with excellent academic qualities, the school has also been participating in leprosy/ TB programmes of IDF, Mr. Chidambaram expressed.
My Principal and my teachers gave excellent support and encouragement to prepare for the exam in a systematic manner. My parents too played an important role. I am grateful to God Almighty for bringing this laurel to me, expresed Ram Ambikai with a smile.
The Principal appreciated the efforts of Ram Ambikai and congratulated her for achieving the 1st position in the state. It is really a creditable effort from her part and for bringing glory to her school. Mr. S. Arumainayagam, Voluntary Officer of IDF present at the event congratulated Ram Ambikai and wished her all success.
IDF team presented cash award and a couple of books in the presence of students. Ram Ambikai thanked IDF for the wonderful presentation and wished every success in its national efforts.
St. Ignatius Convent Hr. Sec. School, Palayamkottai has been a great supporter of leprosy/ TB programmes of IDF for several years. Incidentally, the school had also bagged the most prestigious Mother Teresa Memorial Award 2006-07 for excellent participation in social responsibility programme in Tamil Nadu. The award instituted by Indian Development Foundation was presented on 4th October 2007 at Chennai.
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