ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD ABIGAIL Lindo could not control her glee when she spoke about her recent performance in the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT).
She scored a whopping 96.25 per cent average, putting her in the top position at the Greater Portmore Primary School in St Catherine.
The young scholar who was placed at Immaculate Conception High School, St Andrew, said she was elated that she reaped success after months of rigid preparation.
Abigail scored 96 per cent in science, 99 per cent in social studies, 97 per cent for mathematics, 94 per cent in language arts and 11 out of 12 in communication tasks.
"I was surprised, but I am very happy because I worked hard for the examination," she said.
The deputy head girl said she enjoyed dancing, reading and watching television in her spare time.
With a goal of becoming a sport lawyer, she is aiming to maintain an 'A' average at her expected new school.
"I will continue to do my best to get good grades so that I can achieve my goals in life. I am expecting a lot of competition, and I am prepared for it," the scholar added.
Her mother, Judi-Ann Bernard, said she is elated that her daughter has made her proud.
"I am a proud mother. I am happy all my effort has paid off. I have to thank my mother, Fantella Bernard, who worked hard with her while I was out working," she added.