“The schools have bred leaders and inspire students to emulate them,” said Zainol at the launch of the 39th Malaysian Boarding Schools Academic Excellence Award Day at Sekolah Tuanku Abdul Rahman (STAR), Ipoh recently. The 3-day event which began with a state banquet at the State Secretariat hall, was graced by Raja Muda of Perak. and was well attended by former and present students.
STAR is one of the top schools in Malaysia, as it has always achieved an almost 100 per cent passing rate in public examinations. Many who studied in this boarding school had graduated with flying colours.
It ended with an exhibition and the closing ceremony at the Indera Mulia Stadium, Ipoh.