Kohima, July 28: Keneino Thorie from Trinity School Kohima, who secured first position among toppers in the recently declared HSLC 2021 results, was feted along with other achievers from the school on July 28.
Thorie secured the first position in the HSLC 2021 exam with 98.50% marks, and the State’s Highest Mark in Social Sciences by scoring 100.
Honouring the promise made by the school, Thorie was awarded Rs1 lakh along with citation by her school.
While lauding the topper, Proprietor of Trinity School Kohima, Kevin Solo stated that the achievements of the toppers are constantly raising the benchmark for excellence in the school. “It is a legacy worth cherishing and needs to be emulated by the up and coming students,” he added.
Trinity School Kohima, which was founded in 2003, has had a couple of toppers in the past years. However, the achievement of Keneino Thorie has put the school on the map and the world aware of the existence of the school, Solo said while reminding the gathering that “earlier, people did not know the location of the school”.
Solo also advised the outgoing students to be mentally prepared because “things will be different as you go ahead in your life”.
Headmaster of the School, Fr. Mathew Tsathong said that while success in life should be celebrated, “one should aspire for more”.
A speech on behalf of the outgoing batch of students was delivered by Oniitsolii Tiinyi. “Due to the pandemic, we could not share so many moments which would have become memorable but I will cherish the few sweet moments we all shared,” she said.
She also congratulated her friend and classmate, Keneino Thorie for attaining success.
Proprietor of the School, Kevin Solo also informed that in honour of Keneino Thorie’s achievement, the school management has decided to waive off Rs 100 from the tuition fee of every students for a month.
Also, the Mayangnokcha Award for Academic Excellence for securing the first position in the HSLC 2021, with a cash prize of Rs 5000 and Mayangnokcha-YRSD Award for securing the highest mark in Social Sciences from the Mayangnokcha Award Trust was handed over at the school.
Oniitsolii Tiinyi, Mantosh Kumar Dubey, Chetcala Thapa and MD Ezaz were also felicitated by the college for securing above 80%. (Page News Service)