Emmy Pattaramongkolkarn, boarding student at the Prem
Tinsulanonda International School, has been placed top in Thailand in the
Cambridge IGCSE coordinated Sciences (Double Award) English examination.
Pattaramongkolkarn studies at her desk in the boarding cluster at Prem
Emmy took the test along with her fellow Grade 10
students in June. The paper was comprised of multiple choice questions,
short answer, and an essay, and covered science topics chemistry, physics,
The awards ceremony was held at Shrewsbury International
School in Bangkok on October 7. Emmy’s parents, who live in Bangkok, were
alongside her for the event.
Emmy said of her award, “It feels good. I studied for a
month.” Her science teacher from last year, Gregg Kerr commented, “Emmy
is a very special science student. Her teachers gave her guidance in
focusing on the syllabus details. However, the hard work in pursuing
excellence all came from Emmy.”
Emmy will continue to study hard because she hopes to attend MIT in
Massachusetts, USA, or a university which focuses on sciences and
engineering in the UK. She would like to become an engineer.