LIFT Students Excel
LIFT students regularly excel in academics and extracurriculars. Currently, LIFT students all progress to the next grade level each year.
During the 2015-2016 school year:
Again, 100% of the 10th and 12th grade students passed their year-end exams; at these grade levels students are determining their course of college study and exam scores are a major determinant of future education possibilities. These high-stakes exams are not only very difficult, but crucial for admission to higher secondary and collegiate programs in the humanities, sciences, and business. Four 10th grade students earned perfect scores on their year-end exams!
In addition to student achievements in the 10th and 12th grades, other successes include:
- Eight (8) LIFT students completed their bachelor degrees, and one student completed a graduate degree in English. A total of 19 students are enrolled in college for the 2016-2017 school year, a record number for LIFT.
- Viji, a LIFT college student majoring in Commerce was among the 3% of students in the state of Tamil Nadu who passed the Cost Management Accountancy Exam.
- Five (5) 9th grade students completed the school year at the top of their classes.
- Five (5) LIFT students earned first prize in school and state level competitions in the subjects of Essay Writing, Speech, Poetry, and Drawing. Many other students earned second and third prizes in these and other subjects.
- LIFT student, Madasamy, competed in the state level sport competition in Chennai (capital of Tamil Nadu).
- LIFT graduate, Megavel, received two job offers. He accepted a position at Infosys, an international Business Technology Consulting Firm.