At St Andrew's Junior College, the top scorer is Lee Yingqiu who is also the top science student. He achieved distinctions in H2 Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and H3 Economics. He scored As for General Paper and for Project Work.
Meridian Junior College (MJC) said that the number of students with four H2 distinctions tripled this year, while the number who scored five H2 distinctions and those who with perfect rank points increased significantly.
Ms Esther Lai, Principal of MJC, said: "We are extremely proud of them (students) for taking on the challenges and living up our motto Courage. Purpose. Character. Their outstanding results bear testimony to their focused diligence as well as their tutors' dedicated guidance."
There were a total of 18 students who received perfect scores at Meridian JC and two students at Innova JC.
One of the top scorers from Innova JC, Sam Tan Keng Ho told AsiaOne that he did not expect to get a perfect score of 7 As.
Sam, who expressed more interest in maths and science, said that he did not do well in Economics in school, and used to score Cs and Ds for General Paper. But he worked hard at improving his essays by reading model essays and learning from them.
After serving National Service, he plans to apply for a engineering course in Singapore.