19 Aug '11, 12pm

Former ITE student clinches 3 Special Awards from MOE

Former ITE student clinches 3 Special Awards from MOE

Passing exams was a stretch for former Institute of Technical Education (ITE) student Lee Yu Qing while he was growing up, let alone winning top national awards for students. -- PHOTO: INSTITUTE OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION By Amelia Tan Passing exams was a stretch for former Institute of Technical Education (ITE) student Lee Yu Qing while he was growing up, let alone winning top national awards for students. But on Friday, the 24-year-old won three Special Awards - which is given out by the Education Ministry annually - to recognise students' achievements in academic and non-academic spheres. In fact, he was the biggest winner of the day. He clinched the Lee Hsien Loong Award for Outstanding All-Round Achievement for post-secondary students, the Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Book Prize and the Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship to Encourage Upgrading, for ITE and polytechnic graduates....

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