Student of the Year

Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges is the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s chief executive officer. Why does he think it’s important to support schemes that benefit Hong Kong’s young people?
This time last year, Jaime Tsang Tsze-wing was busy preparing for the scientist and mathematician category of the SCMP Student of the Year (SOTY) competition – which she then went on to win.
This year’s Student of the Year (SOTY) Awards will see two brand new categories: best improvement, and best devotion to school.
Each year, the award for Student of the Year – Linguist recognises students’ talents for Hong Kong’s three languages.
Since 1974, the Student of the Year Awards have recognised more than 300 students for their outstanding academic achievements, personal development, and contributions to society.
To learn more about the sport of orienteering, we went to an expert: last year’s SCMP Student of the Year (Sportsperson) winner Harmony Lam Cho-yu.
Wearing a sweeping black dress and a matching crop top that showed off her well-toned arms, Elise Liu took a deep breath, massaged her fingers, and adjusted her grip on the two mallets she held.
Last year’s Student of the Year Community Contributor award-winner, Charmaine Wong Tsz-ching, was actively involved in the Hong Kong branches of international charities such as Orbis and Unicef.
Last year’s Student Of The Year grand prize winner proved that autism doesn’t have to be a curse.
You don’t have to be good at drawing or painting to win the Student of the Year (Visual Artist) award, just attention grabbing. Just ask last year’s winner, Raymond Wong Yiu-nam.