120 Win Zone Awards, 85 Take Home National Colours
The annual Singapore Schools Sports Council Colours Award ceremony was held at Nanyang Polytechnic on 14 September 2012, but only selected representatives from each school were invited to participate in the ceremony.
To celebrate the recipients of 120 Zone Awards and 85 National Colours, and members of 25 Team Awards, Singapore Sports School held its own presentation ceremony on 27 September 2012. Olympian Derek Wong, who represented Singapore in Badminton at the London 2012 Olympic Games, was the guest-of-honour who presented the certificates to the award winners.
Five student-athletes were named the Best School Boy/Girl in their respective sport - Terry Hee (Badminton), Darren Ong (Bowling), Adam Swandi (Football), Ang Wan Qi (Table Tennis) and Veronica Shanti Pereira (Track and Field).
Wan Qi was also a member of the Singapore Schools Table Tennis Girls Team that won the Best Team Award (Girls) after a stellar performance at the 2012 Asean Schools Games, where they won two gold, two silver and two bronze medals.
Synchronised swimmers Yap Yu Hui, Lee Meishuang and Natalie Chen were awarded Special Colours. Yu Hui, Meishuang and Natalie represented Singapore at the Jakarta-Palembang 2011 Southeast Asian Games and won a clutch of silver and bronze medals.
The School also won 25 Team Awards, which reflect its excellent showing at this year's National Schools Games where it won 11 National titles and 7 Zone titles.
Outstanding Performer... Paddler Ang Wan Qi was the big winner at the National Schools Colours Award 2012. She was named the Best School Girl (Table Tennis) and a member of the Singapore Schools Table Tennis Girls Team that won the Best Team Award (Girls). She picked up her second National Colours and second Zone awards. Wan Qi is also a Singapore Youth Olympic Scholar, on the IB through-train pathway.