MIRI: SMK Lutong has retained its position as among the state’s top schools, thanks to outstanding achievements by its students who sat for last year’s SPM.
This time, it managed a passing rate of 94.77 per cent versus 88.67 per cent in 2013 – an improvement of about six per cent.
Principal Marcus Hugo Matu Lejau is very pleased.
“Overall, we did far better (last year) than in 2013, in terms of quality and the results are satisfactory,” he told The Borneo Post when met after the announcement of SPM results yesterday.
He noted that the candidates did well across all subjects.
“We recorded 100 per cent passes in Geography, Visual Arts Education, Sports Science, Home Economics, Additional Science, Biology, Chinese, Physics and Information Technology.”
Overall, 363 students sat for the public examination last year and among them, Tay Jing Sheng emerged outstanding – having scored A+ in all 10 subjects that he sat for.
Another 12 obtained straight As and they are Kelvin Heng Wei Yong, Kho Boon Seng, Liu Kuang Xiong, Jong Lung Sin, Huong Yu Zhe, Joanne Pui Chen Hui, Afifah Nabilah Bakir, Isaiah Chong Kai Ean, Ainin Sofiya Md Ariaf, Malindo Adi Nugroho, Sherlyn Khong Xing Yee and Yvanessa Henry Lemat.
“I attribute such wonderful results obtained by the students to the teachers, school management and parents for their strong support and good cooperation,” Marcus Hugo enthused.