Yayasan TSLSC Rewards RM33,400 to 68 YAA Recipients

27 May 2017Yayasan TSLSC

Putrajaya, 27 May 2017 - This year, a total of 68 students received the Young Achievers’ Awards (YAA) from Yayasan Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng (Yayasan TSLSC) totalling RM33,400 in the form of cash prizes, plaques and certificates for acing their UPSR, PT3, Cambridge Secondary Checkpoint, SPM, STPM, A-levels and International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations. Awards given also took into consideration the students’ active participation in extra-curricular activities.

The award presentation ceremony was held for 13 recipients at Palm Garden Hotel on 27 May 2017. It began with the screening of IOI Corporation Berhad (IOIC) and IOI Properties Group Berhad’s (IOIPG) corporate videos, followed by an opening speech from Yayasan TSLSC Executive Director Datin Joanne Wong. She highlighted the importance of education and reminded the students to always be thankful for their parents’ sacrifices in supporting their educational journey.

The ceremony continued with sharing sessions by three Gold achievers who related their success stories: Mr Sujit Jessan a/l Sreedran (UPSR), Ms Teh Shu Ki (PT3) and Ms Lee Shen Ming (IB) who stressed the importance of time management and the pathway to setting and achieving goals.

Thereafter, guest speakers Mr Mas Mahathir and Ms Jolynn Ch’ng from Infinex Training and Consultancy engaged the students in a lively session which included inspirational stories and interactive activities. Mr Mahathir talked about the different types of motivation aimed at helping students to identify their intrinsic and extrinsic motivations to achieve their goals in life while Ms Jolynn shared her experiences in empowering students to strive harder and develop proactivity as she talked about “The Power of Positive Psychology”.

The award ceremony ended with light refreshments for the non-Muslim attendees whilst Batman and Catwoman made a delightful appearance to all who were present, courtesy of the hotel. Well done to all YAA recipients!