24 Sep '11, 12pm

Record number of students receive Mendaki Award

Record number of students receive Mendaki Award

Mendaki Chairman Dr Yaacob Ibrahim who is also Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE By Stacey Chia A record number of students were awarded at the annual Anugerah Mendaki (Mendaki Award) cum Goh Chok Tong Youth Promise Award held at Nanyang Polytechnic on Saturday. The 404 students received their certificates from Education Minister Heng Swee Keat. Also in attendance was Mendaki Chairman Dr Yaacob Ibrahim who is also Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts. This year Mendaki also awarded the highest number of graduates with First Class Honours. Among the 19 was Mr Azhar Shukor, a digital filmmaking graduate from the School of Art, Design & Media at Nanyang Technological University.

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