T Kayalvizhi, the overall state topper (Puducherry and Karikal region), who scored 496 marks,is keen on pursuing a career in medical profession.
Talking to reporters on Monday after the announcement of the results of the Class X examinations, the Don Bosco HSS student said she would be taking the biology group for her Class XII. This was with the aim of taking up a medical-based profession.
Kayalvizhi, who took French as her second-language, scored centum in science and social science while she scored 99 marks each in French and Mathematics. In English, she had 98 marks.
Petit Seminaire Higher Secondary School student R Goutham wants to become an agriculture scientist to follow the footsteps of his father Rajasekhar, who is a field supervisor in the Agriculture department.
Goutham scored 493 to be in the second position. Third rank holder Thannushree A B is keen on emulating her father, Dr Badrinath, professor of medicine in the cardiology division at the Mankula Vinayagar medical college, by becoming a doctor.
St Joseph of Cluny HSS student Thannushree, who scored 492 marks, did not attend any tuition classes, but put in hard efforts to earn her position. With the targets set, one should hope that these youngsters would achieve it by showing more determination in the years ahead.