The Daily Star(DS) yesterday honoured best performers in the O- & A- Level exams by awarding them at a programme at Mirpur Indoor Stadium in the capital, Dhaka. Recognising their academic brilliance this year, 1,760 awardees were honoured at The Daily Star’s O and A level Award Presentation Ceremony.
The 16th annual award ceremony also gave special recognition to 180 students – 52 for achieving the highest scores in the world in different subjects and 128 for outperforming the rest in Bangladesh. This year 1,224 students who got at least six A’s in O-level and 356 who received three A’s in A-level in 2013-2014 academic session received the awards. The Daily Star initiated the unique annual event in 1999.