Belinda Ng was nervous as she walked out of the interview room for the Student of the Year Grand Prize final judging. She thought she had “messed up”.
The Student of the Year Advisory Board welcomes two new members this year, and together they bring a wealth of experience.
Human rights, poverty, disease and pollution are themes that Grace Lam Tin-yan can confidently speak about. But when her name was called for her final interview, she was speechless.
The 12 finalists for the Student of the Year – Best Devotion to School Award gathered for a group photo with their judges. They were smiling politely and shifting meekly around according to the photographer’s directions.
Students at Methodist College in Yau Ma Tei were treated to some outstanding guest speakers at the Student of the Year Awards (SOTY) school talks.
A lack of encouragement, falling in with the wrong crowd, having a disability ... many hardships that young people face can seem insurmountable, but this year’s STOY finalists prove they can overcome.
Picking up a second language is not easy. Lots of students do it by taking as many after-school tutorials as possible, but Gwyneth Goh Kai Xin learned Putonghua the hard way.
On a crisp Saturday morning, a group of students headed to the Jockey Club Ah Kung Wan Outward Bound Training Centre in Sai Kung.
As her name was called, she patted her hair, pulled at her uniform and walked in to face the judges.
It was a day to celebrate creativity, as the Student of the Year (SOTY) – Visual Artists candidates displayed their original works of art for the judges.