Adwin Ong Reng Jun (Class of 2011) currently an undergraduate at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) was awarded the National Environment and Water (NEW) Scholarship 2019, by the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR). He will be serving with the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) upon graduation.
The NEW Scholarship seeks to groom and nurture young talent who are keen to develop a career in the environment, water or food security sectors, in a related field of study in a local or overseas university. The recipients will be pursuing studies in engineering, environmental, food and science-related domains, that will allow them to contribute to important initiatives to mitigate climate change and other increasingly complex environmental challenges while safeguarding Singapore’s water and food security.
Felicia Yeoh, 4T1 2007, graduated from Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) with a bachelor’s degree with honours in accountancy in 2016. Her story was featured by The New Paper in Feb 2017 after her graduation ceremony.
Muhammad Haniff Bin Mohamad Sabar
Muhammad Haniff Bin Mohamad Sabar, 4E1 2009, received the Anugerah Cemerlang MENDAKI award for his excellent performance in Singapore Institute of Technology in 2018. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Security with First Class Honours.
In 2013, he was awarded the Anugerah Khas MENDAKI. He graduated from Ngee Ann Polytechnic with a Diploma in Veterinary Bioscience. He was the winner of the Singapore Association for Laboratory Animal Science Prize for outstanding performance for his Final Year Project.
Anugerah Khas MENDAKI is awarded to students who have obtained merit in their diploma and/or are book prize winners.
Anugerah Cemerlang MENDAKI is awarded to graduates of universities who have obtained first class honours degree or equivalent.
Cheng You Zhi
He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Aeronautical Engineering in 2016, 1st class honours, from SIT-University of Glasgow!!
You Zhi has always been an all-rounder. He took the triple science combination while he was in Bukit View Sec. He was the chairman of the Media Resource Library and also the President of the Student Council Board 2007/2008.
He developed a keen interest in Aviation at a young age and he took up Aeromodelling at the age of 14. Spurred on by the interest he joined the Singapore Youth Flying Club and he went on to pursue his interest in Aviation in Nanyang Polytechnic where he completed his Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering. He managed to find time to train as a pilot with the Singapore Youth Flying Club.
He then took part in several national and regional Aeromodelling competitions and came in with respectable results. Other than Aeromodelling, he took up go karting as his hobby. Through go karting, he has learned to work well under pressure and to maintain a professional demeanour.
He went on to complete his Degree in Aeronautical Engineering with University of Glasgow. In his free time, he enjoys sharing his passion with school students through Aviation Outreach Programmes.
He was the LKY-STEP awardee in 2013, Singapore Polytechnic.
While at NTU, he was among the first to work on NTU’s satellite programme. He served a 3-month internship at USA’s Aerospace Education Centre and also presented his research to NASA aerospace researchers.Additionally, he was the President of NTU EEE Club and was awarded the NTU College Scholarship. In 2016, he graduated from NTU, was awarded the EEE excellence award and was the valedictorian!
Photos credit: TNP, NTU