THREE alumni of the Mara Junior Science College (MRSM) have been selected to pursue their studies at the prestigious United States Military Academy (West Point) .
They are Muhammad Aniq Hilman Haslimi from MRSM Baling, Kedah, Mateshan Varma Subramaniam and Grace Sian Ern Hui, both alumni from MRSM Parit in Perak, said Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) in a statement.
The three MRSM alumni were the only ones selected from among 100 candidates who were required to have a minimum of 7As in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia examination. They also had to pass the Australian English Test and interviews conducted by Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM) and United States officials, in addition to be being physically fit and resilient.
The students completed their foundation studies at the UPNM this year.
Their success would inspire all MRSM students and those at Mara, the statement added. - Bernama