PAPAR: STPM results in Sabah for 2014 has increased by 1.14 percent compared to the previous achievement.
Sabah Education Director, Datuk Jame Alip, said from the 6.069 candidates who sat for the exam, about 5.903 or 97.26 percent passed with credits compared to 96.12 percent in 2013.
“From the quality aspect, Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) has also increased from 2.36 in 2013 to 2.48 for 2014, with an increase of 0.12,” he said in his speech during the announcement ceremony for STPM 2014 results at SMK Takis Papar, here today.
Jame said, from the total number of STPM 2014 candidates who passed with credits, about 116 achieved five principle (5P), 3,650 passed with 4P, 1,149 with 3P, 593 gained 2P, and 395 passed with 1P.
He said that the number of STPM student with excellent results in all subjects based on CGPA also increased from 15 in 2013 to 16 for 2014.
Those who are selected as student of excellence for CGPA 4.00 in their STPM results are Fong Juan Yip (SM St. Mary Sandakan), Amirah Abdin (SMK Arshad Kota Belud), ONell Abraham gapitar (Maktab Sabah), Nur Afiqah Roslan (SM La Salle Kota Kinabalu), Jacquline Ebit (SM All Saints Kota Kinabalu), Fionaricca Asui (SMK Bandaraya II Kota Kinabalu), Tania Goh (Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu), Low Meng Sheong (SMK Mat Salleh Ranau), Siti Norain Yukilin (SM Agama Mohamad Ali Ranau), Mardiana Sirajuddin (SMK Sandakan), Supiah Mohamad (SMK Muhibah Sandakan), Eva Noviantie M. Nasrun (SM. St Mary Sandakan), Norfazilah Kalimuddin (SMK Elopura Sandakan), Lee Chien Hsien (SMK Tawau), Mohd Arief Salim (SMK Kuhara Tawau), and Lim Choon Yi (SM St. Patrick Tawau).
Jame also commended Fong Jian Yip and Amirah Abdin for being STPM students of excellence in the national level.
Regarding on schools achievements, Jame said that 51 schools in the state achieved 100 percent pass rate, with 27 rural schools and 24 are from urban areas.
“It (schools) also shows an increase of 16 schools, instead of 35 from 2013,” he added.
The schools which achieved 100 percent pass rate are SMK Takis Papar, SMK Merotai Besar Tawau, SMK Elopura II Sandakan, SMK Putatan Penampang, SMK Jalan Apas Tawau, SMK Kunak, Sekolah Tinggi Kota KInabalu, SMK Madai Kunak, SMK Tansau Penampang, SM St. Mary Sandakan, SMK Agama Mohamad Ali Ranau, SMK Datuk Peter Mojuntin Penampang, SMK Agama Kota Kinabalu, SM La Salle, SM All Saints Kota Kinabaly, SMK Badin, SMK Tenghilan Tuaran, SMK Tamparuli Tuaran, and SMK Tun Fuad Stephens Kiulu Tuaran. – SayangSabah