Aditya Academy’s Toppers Recount Pleasures of School Days
By Special Correspondent
Aditya Academy Group of Schools, part of the Aditya Group, commands much respect for not only being one of the top CBSE schools in Kolkata, but also for imparting outstanding academic as well as numerous extra-curricular activities in a holistic atmosphere. On Thursday January 27, India’s most influential commentator in sports and academician Dr. Boria Majumdar hosted a webinar “Physical Is Digital” where academic toppers of batch 2019-20, Arka Saha (Science topper with 97.6%), Tathagata Banerjee (Science topper with 95.6%), Krishna Agarwal (Commerce topper with 94%), Anurup Guha Thakurta (Commerce topper with 95.5%), Sayak Sanyal (Humanities topper with 96.2%) and Ritupriya Samanta (Humanities topper with 96.4%) along with Director of Education Mrs. Sabita Saha were present.
During the hour long webinar, the students discussed their experience with the teachers, the role the school has played in shaping their career, the things they have learnt apart from academics and the message they would like to pass on to the next batches and aspirers for getting admission into the Aditya Academy Group of Schools. Commerce topper Anurup Guha Thakurta said, “The teachers as well as all the other staff members made my school life pleasurable. I love playing guitar and football along with my studies and my school has made it a point that I indulge in smart study and focus on physical education.” Dr. Boria Majumdar while discussing made sure to highlight that Aditya Academy constantly strives to make their pupils smart and dynamic to adapt themselves in an evolving and complex world outside. On being asked how the teachers are, Science topper Tathagata Banerjee said, “Our teachers are our extended family. They always made me feel so comfortable and never judged me as a newcomer in class 11. They have been patient while dealing with our questions and groomed us into better human beings.”
Aditya Academy Group of Schools meticulously shapes the academic as well as other personal skills of their students through constant guidance and support. The teachers help them to get out of their comfort zones and explore more outside the realm of their school boundary. Students in this school not only excel in examinations, but also in other field of interests like writing, playing football, plaing musical instruments. The toppers discussed numerous ways through which they relaxed their stressed minds during the CBSE examination amidst pandemic; chiefly through spending time with family, strolling around in the streets, writing pieces, etc. Madam Sabita Saha couldn’t hide her constant grin for the astounding result of her students and said, “You all have made us so proud and happy today. We are missing the personal touch due to the current pandemic but we promise you that once things get back to normal, we will meet you all and celebrate this gala occasion.”
Arka Saha, who is presently pursuing Chemistry Honours at St.Xavier’s College, Kolkata said that their school never pressurized them to dedicate themselves completely to studies, Rather at Aditya Academy, students learn to enjoy their study along with devoting time towards their hobbies and interests. Ritupriya Samanta, presently pursuing English Honours recounted her days in Aditya Academy. According to her, the school has helped her become more confident and speak in public forums without coyness. She has made amazing friends and memories and when she hugged her class teacher the last time, she felt blessed to be a part of Aditya Academy Group of Schools.
Anirban Aditya, Chairman of Aditya Group congratulated the students and said, “The success of the students at Aditya Academy of Schools is a reflection of the hard work dedication and maturity of the students and the expertise, effort and enthusiasm of the teaching and support staff. We are very proud of the students and with them all the very best for their future.”