Student of the Year

Five SOTY award-winners show that there is no substitute for hard work and perseverance.
We talk to the five Student of the Year winners in the Best Devotion to School category about their secondary school life, and the many contributions they’ve made to their schools.
It’s easy to take language for granted, but the three 2017 Student of the Year Linguist Award winners understand its importance.
Seventeen-year-old Badminton star Jasmine Leung has worked hard to get where she is now, and is determined to make Hong Kong proud at the 2018 Asian Games.
2017 Student of the Year (SOTY) Visual Artist winner Jasmine Lam says that art isn’t just looking at something and copying it – it can be so much more.
Go back just a couple of generations, and a lot of Hongkongers probably owned a harmonica and knew how to play it. Now, however, the beauty of this miniature instrument largely goes unrecognised. But not by 17-year-old Chan Tsz-wun Charis.
Success didn’t come to this year’s SOTY winners overnight. Here are the stories of hard work and dedication behind the prizes.
Scientist, activist and now Student of the Year 2017 Grand Prize Winner, Misha Fischer is truly unstoppable.
These young artists are breaking Hong Kong youth stereotypes with their creative talent and deep understanding of current social issues.
These young performers want to change the culture of arts appreciation for everyone in Hong Kong.

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