Wong Yue-ching, who won one gold and one silver medal at the Dubai 2017 Asian Youth Para Games, trains with iron weights on her paddles to build strength.
Never dismiss an idea out of hand just because it sounds stupid, says this year’s Student of the Year Grand Prize winner - that’s how some of the greatest innovations are achieved.
The 38th Student of the Year Awards Ceremony was held on Saturday, May 25 at the Kowloon Shangri-La, celebrating the city's most talented secondary students.
This year's judges say good leadership skills and perseverance are essential, but a willingness to look beyond the school context is also needed.
The CEOs of SCMP and Hong Kong Jockey Club offer SOTY finalists advice, and tell them to not be afraid of failure.
The category's judges said they were as impressed with the stories behind the students' enthusiasm as they were with their talents on the field, in the stadium, or underwater.
The finalists of the Student of the Year Science and Mathematics category had to answer the judges in ways they'd not prepared for.
Judges are impressed with finalists who value the opportunity to meet the other outstanding candidates and learn from them.
Best Improvement category finalists show that, through grit and determination, they can achieve their life goals.
The judges of the Student of the Year awards tell us what they’re hoping this year’s candidates will bring to the table.