LAHORE – The Lahore Development Authority has awarded a gold medal as well as Rs50,000 cash prize to Saman Habib, an alumni of LDA Model Girls High School, Allam Iqbal Town, for securing the second position in 2011 matriculation exams.

Director General Abdul Jabbar Shaheen decorated Saman with the gold medal during a special ceremony held at the school on Tuesday. The student had obtained 1,021 marks out of a total of 1,050.  The LDA DG also awarded Mahnoor Shah, who stood second in the school by obtaining 1,013 marks, with a cash prize of Rs15,000. The third position in the school was bagged by Numrah Shah, by obtaining 1,011 marks. Sho was given a cash prize of Rs10,000.