HCM CITY — Vietnamese student Thai Minh Thuy has won the Academic Achievement Award granted by the New South Wales Department of Education and Communities for international students in Australians state public schools.
The HCM City resident achieved the highest Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank score of 99.95 and was listed on the Higher School Certificate for achieving over 90 in all subjects. She was a top ranking student of the Canley Vale High School.
The 18-year-old student was also commended for her outstanding leadership qualities as president of the school's Leo's Club and as a member of the Fairfield Council Advisory Committee.
Thuy is studying for a double degree – Bachelors of Commerce and Liberal Studies – at the University of Sydney.
Of 77 international students who were nominated for the award, 21 were from Viet Nam. — VNS