SINGAPORE, Jan 11 (Bernama) – A Malaysian girl who studied in a Singapore school emerged tops in the city-state after she scored 10 A1s in the 2009 Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) Examination.
Lai Kai Rou, 16, who hails from Selangor, studied at CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls' School (SNGS) which also topped Singapore schools with 14 of the 42 state best scorers being its students scoring 9 A1s, according to the Education Ministry which released the result today.
The Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level Examination was conducted jointly by the University of Cambridge International Examinations, the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board and the ministry.
A total of 37,424 school candidates sat for the 2009 O-Level Examination and 37,380 or 99.9 percent had been awarded certificates, the ministry said.
Lai entered the Singapore school four years ago after completing his primary school in a Chinese school.