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Class of 2019’s Stellar ‘A’ level Results: A Heartwarming Gift To The Hwa Chong Family

21 Feb 2020
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1. The Class of 2019 has achieved the best results since the revision of the JC curriculum in 2006.

2. This cohort scored an unprecedented mean UAP of 85.5. 6 out of 10 scored 3 H2 Distinctions and above.

3. 25% scored a perfect UAP of 90. Amongst them, one student offered an exceptional 13 Academic Units (AUs).

4. Among the 15 subjects that posted improvements, the following subjects set new records:

a) 5 out of 10 scored distinctions for H1 General Paper
b) 7 out of 10 scored distinctions for H2 Biology
c) 6 out of 10 scored distinctions for H2 China Studies in Chinese
d) 7 out of 10 scored distinctions for H2 Computing
e) 6 out of 10 scored distinctions in H2 Economics
f) 6 out of 10 scored distinctions for H2 Geography
g) 7 out of 10 scored distinctions for H2 History
f) All scored distinctions for H2 Translation.

The following subjects sustained excellent performance:
a) 8 out of 10 scored distinctions for H2 Art
b) 7 out of 10 scored distinctions for H2 Chemistry
c) 7 out of 10 scored distinctions for H2 Knowledge and Inquiry
d) 7 out of 10 scored distinctions for H2 Literature in English
e) 8 out of 10 scored distinctions in H2 Mathematics
f) 7 out of 10 scored distinctions in H2 Physics.

5. Our students displayed tremendous resilience and demonstrated commitment and dedication in our year-long Centennial Celebrations.

Close to 800 students have been conferred the Hwa Chong Diploma, setting a new record;
• They took on 150 Service Learning Projects and engaged over 100 beneficiaries/ organizations;
• They contributed to the 56 World Championship Titles (2006-2019) and; 
• They took home 55 Top 3 titles at the Interschool Sports Championships and 7 Certificates of Distinction at the Singapore Youth Festival Presentation.

6. To date, 7 Hwa Chong students have been offered provisional Public Service Commission Scholarships.

7. As testament to the value of a Hwa Chong education, numerous offers have been made to Hwa Chong students from our local universities as well as established overseas universities. Our students also continue to be part of many prestigious university scholarship programmes.

 

Hwa Chong celebrates holistic excellence

Ang Feng, Aaron (Hwa Chong Institution)
• President of Interact Club
• Main Committee member of “Project Grey Can Still Play 2019”
• Facilitator of the National Healthcare-Medical Symposium
• 6 Distinctions
• Hopes to read Medicine at National University of Singapore or Nanyang  Technological University.
Ang Zyn Yee (Nanyang Girls’ High School)
• Founder of Straw-Free Singapore Movement
• Captain of Touch Rugby
• Outreach Secretary of CCA Council
• SAF Young Leader Awardee
• Provisional SAF Scholarship
• 7 Distinctions
• Hopes to read Political Science at Yale or Brown University
Chua Zhuo Rong, Roger (Chung Cheng High School (Main))
• Student Artist at “Lianhe Zaobao”
• Publicity IC for Hwa Chong Centennial Musical
• Designer of Cyberthon Logo
• 8 Distinctions
• Hopes to read either Fine Art or History at University College London
Dai Siyang, Calvin (Hwa Chong Institution)
• President of String Ensemble
• Member of the Singapore National Youth Orchestra
• Team Gold Award for PAYM Service-Learning Champion Project Accolade
• SAF Young Leader Award
• Provisional PSC (Open) Scholarship
• 8 Distinctions
• Conditional Offer to read Economics at University of Chicago
Denise Lee Hui Jean (Nanyang Girls’ High School)
• Facilitator at International Science Youth Forum
• Singapore Science and Engineering Fair – Certificate of Merit Awardee
• Third placing in MAS-ESS Essay Writing Competition
• 9 Distinctions
• Conditional Offers to read Economics at Stanford University, Cambridge University and London School of Economics and Political Science
Ethan Yikai Yan (Hwa Chong Institution)
• Captain of Cross-Country
• Singapore Schools Sports Council Best Sportsboy Award for Cross Country 2019
• Top 5 in ASEAN Schools Games (Track & Field)
• 5 Distinctions
• Hopes to read Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University or Johns Hopkins University
Faith Teo Kai En ((Nanyang Girls’ High School)
• Singapore Science and Engineering Fair – Bronze Awardee
• State Representative in MOE OSAP-Centre for Excellence in Education Research Science Institute competition
• Facilitator at International Science Youth Forum
• Provisional PSC (Engineering) Scholarship
• 6 Distinctions
• Conditional offer to King’s College London
Matthew Ryan Teo (Catholic High School)
• Welfare Committee member of the College Students’ Council
• Singapore Police Force Book Prize Awardee 2019
• Council President of Catholic High School
• Provisional PSC (Engineering) Scholarship
• 5 Distinctions
• Hopes to read Engineering at University of Cambridge or Imperial College London
Quah Hui Ting, Lynette (Nanyang Girls’ High School)
• Vice-President of the College Students’ Council
• Co-Chairperson of the Organizing Committee for the Hwa Chong - Asia Pacific Young Leaders Summit
• 5 Distinctions
• Conditional offer to read Biomedical Sciences at University College London and unconditional offer to read Political Science, Psychology or Sociology at Singapore Management University.
Rebecca Ong Jia Min (Singapore Chinese Girls’ School)
• 2019 SEA Games Fencing Silver Medallist
• Captain of Fencing
• HCI Sportsgirl of the Year
• Vice-Head Prefect of SCGS
• 6 Distinctions
• Hopes to read Medicine at National University of Singapore or Nanyang Technological University
Shawn Cheng Wei Xuan (Hwa Chong Institution)
• President of High School Students’ Council
• Project Director of Centennial Research Publication - “Re:search Flavours”
• 1st Team Placing at Goh Keng Swee Future Thinking Challenge Competition
• North West CDC Outstanding All-Rounder Student Awardee
• Provisional PSC (Foreign Service) and Provisional SAF Scholarship
• 7 Distinctions
• Hopes to read History at Peking University
Tang Tai Ran (Nanyang Girls’ High School)
• Programmes Committee IC of Bicultural Studies Programme (BSP) Committee
• Main Committee member of BSP Exchange Programme Trip in Nanjing County, Fujian Province
• Main Committee member of Centennial Research Publication and Hwa Chong Heritage Trail
• Bronze Award for Best Research Paper at the 2018 MOE BSP Symposium
• Provisional SAF Scholarship
• 6 Distinctions
• Hopes to read Political Science in the Dual BA programme offered by SciencesPo and Columbia University
Tan Wanting Megan (Crescent Girls’ School)
• Faculty Head of Artemis
• Main Committee member of Hwa Chong - Asia Pacific Young Leaders Summit
• Singapore Police Force Book Prize Awardee 2019
• 7 Distinctions
• Hopes to read Economics or Statistics at either local or US universities
Titus Hutch Jr Yim Yi Zheng (Hwa Chong Institution)
• President of Chinese Society
• Production Manager (Administrative) of Hwa Chong Centennial Musical
• Playwright of “The Puppet King” that was staged during The Wright Stuff Festival
• North West CDC Outstanding All-Rounder Student Awardee
• 7 Distinctions
• Hopes to read Psychology and Theatre at Princeton University or Medicine at National University of Singapore
Togawa Mei (Nanyang Girls’ High School)
• Fourth Placing in ASEAN School Games (Track and Field-Pole Vault)
• First Placing in National Inter-schools ‘A’ Division Track and Field Championship (Individual Pole Vault)
• Silver Medal in 2017 SEA Games (Gymnastics)
• Singapore Schools Sports Council Awards (Distinction)
• 6 Distinctions
• Hopes to read Medicine or Pharmacy at the National University of Singapore
Wong Ying Yee (Nanyang Girls’ High School)
• President of Students’ Science Research Club
• Co-Chairperson of International Science Youth Forum 2019
• Certificate of High Distinction for the 2018 International Mathematical Modelling Challenge
• Provisional PSC (Engineering) Scholarship
• 7 Distinctions
• Hopes to read Computer Science at Stanford University or Carnegie Mellon University
Zhou Min Yuan (Nanyang Girls’ High School)
• Main Committee member of Hwa Chong - Asia Pacific Young Leaders Summit
• Main Committee member of Hwa Chong Centennial Musical
• MOE Bicultural Studies Programme (BSP) Symposium – Bronze Award
• 7 Distinctions
• Hopes to read Economics at Princeton University or Northwestern University

 

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