Mangalore, May 12: Lavanya, a girl from the city has bagged the first place in the state in Kannada medium. She is a student of Lourdes Kannada Medium School, Bejai
Lavanya has scored a total of 611 out of 625, securing 97.76 percent. She has acheived cent percent marks in mathematics and social studies, 94 in science. In Kannada (first subject) she scored a remarkable 123 out of 125, and 95 and 99 out of 100 in English and Hindi.
Lavanya said that she aims to pursue commerce and work in the banking sector. She also plans to do MBA. She is the daughter of Balasubramanya Padakannaya and Poornima, residents of Bejai.
In this age of extra classes and tutorials, it is a matter of surprise that Lavanya has achieved this without attending any tuitions or coaching classes and by studding on her own.