Dhivya Janani Mariappan, 20, has seen her parents struggle as rubber tappers. Using them as her motivation and drive to strive for a better life, Divya burnt the midnight oil and scored a CGPA 4.0. She was one of 10 students across the country who emerged as best students for STPM 2018. “I feel really proud. “My parents have never left Kelantan but here they are today to watch me receive my award from the Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik himself,” said the SMK Dato’ Mahmud Paduka Raja (1), Tanah Merah, Kelantan student. Dhivya aspires to become an accountant, and plans to apply to get into Universiti Malaya.
Dhivya Janani Mariappan achieved 4.0 CGPA