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Hwa Chong Students Recognised for Holistic Excellence

21 Aug 2017
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We would like to congratulate all Hwa Chong students who received the Ministry of Education’s Special Awards from Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) at the 2017 Special Awards Presentation Ceremony held on 17 August 2017. The annual Special Awards recognise students’ achievements in both academic and non-academic spheres.

The Prime Minister’s Book Prize (PMBP) is an annual award for bilingualism given to primary, secondary and pre-University university students.

Recipients of the PMBP (Secondary):

1. Chen Jiamin (17S6K)
2. Gao YiTing (17S71)
3. Ho Zi Ming (17S65)
4. Lee Wen Hao Eugene (Also Awardee of the Prime Minister’s Book Prize (Primary) in 2013) (17A15)
5. Lim Xue Yang (17S71)
6. Ong Jie Min (17S73)

Recipients of the PMBP (Pre-University):

1. Ang Ting Kiat, Gerald (15S6Q)
2. Ng Joong Hwee (Also Awardee of the Lee Hsien Loong Award for Outstanding Bicultural Students in 2017) (15S65)
3. Valerie Yeo (Also Awardee of the Prime Minister’s Book Prize (Secondary) in 2015) (15S72)

Recognising outstanding performance in Mathematics and the Sciences, the Lee Kuan Yew Math and Science Award (LKY-M&S) was first given out in 1992.

Recipients of the LKY-M&S (Secondary):

1. Khoh Yek How (17S7D)
2. Ng Song Peng, Matthew (17S7D)
3. Silas Yeo Shuen Yu 
(17S7B)

Recipient of the LKY-M&S (Pre-University):

Mok Kai Lin, Jacy 
(15S7B)

The Lee Kuan Yew Award for All-Round Excellence (LKY-ARE) is a national level award for achievement in education presented to well-rounded students who exemplify the qualities articulated in the desired outcomes of education.

Recipient of the LKY-ARE (Primary):

Phua Kai Jie (1l3)

The Lee Hsien Loong Award for Outstanding All Round Achievements award (LHL-OAA) recognises the outstanding academic and non-academic achievements of post-secondary students, particularly those who have made outstanding contributions to the community and demonstrated the spirit of innovation and enterprise.

Recipient of the LHL-OAA:

Benjamin Tan Kye Jyn (15S7B)

From left to right: Mrs Foo-Lam Woon Keat (Director/Studies), Benjamin Tan, Mr Sim Wei Heng (Lecturer/Chemistry)

The Lee Hsien Loong Award for Outstanding Bicultural Students (LHL-OBS) recognizes top students in the Bicultural Studies Programme (Chinese) (BSP(C)) and the top student in the Regional Studies Programme (RSP). The award underpins the strategic importance of developing a core group of bicultural students who are conversant in Chinese or Malay, and are able to engage Asian neighbours as well as relate to the West.

Recipients of the LHL-OBS:

1. Ng Joong Hwee (Also Awardee of the Prime Minister’s Book Prize (Pre-University) in 2017) (15S65)
2. Quek Ting Li (15S65)

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