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Celebrate! Best Performers, Rising Stars

Sports Stars Of 2010

The "Best Performer Award" is presented to the best male and best female student-athletes from each sports academy. They would have represented the National Youth squad and had performed well both for our country and our School. The "Rising Star Award" is presented to two Secondary 1 student-athletes from the team sports - Soccer and Netball. These recipients would have shown tremendous improvement over the year and have performed well for their academies.

  Best Performer Award 2010

Badminton, Male Athlete: Gerald Ong Soon Lee

Gerald Ong Soon Lee clinched the Pilot Pen Under 16 Boys Singles title in 2010. He also represented Singapore at the Asian Junior Championships.

Badminton, Female Athlete: Cheong Hui Min
Cheong Hui Min was selected for the training squad for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games. She also represented Singapore at the Asian Junior Championships and the World Junior Championships.

Bowling, Male Athlete: Muhammad Jaris Goh Ali Akbar Goh
Muhammad Jaris Goh Ali Akbar Goh won 2 Gold and 1 Silver medals at the Asian Schools Championships in SelangorMalaysia. He is Singapore's Under 15 Champion, National Under 22 Champion and Runner-up in the National Open Division. Jaris was also awarded the Singapore Schools Sports Council's "Best School Boy for Bowling" in 2010.

Bowling, Female Athlete: Tracy See Wan Zhen
Tracy See Wan Zhen represented Singapore Schools at the Asian Schools Championships in SelangorMalaysia and won a Team Bronze. At the Indonesian International 10-pin Bowling Championships in JakartaTracy won the Youth Open Under-18 title.

Golf, Male Athlete: Edgar Oh Jie Qi
Edgar Oh Jie Qi created history by becoming the youngest-ever winner when he won the Singapore Open Amateur title and became the youngest player at the Barclays Singapore Open. His other wins in 2010 included the HSBC Youth Golf Challenge, the Faldo Series and the Lion City Cup. Edgar was recently promoted to the Singapore National Team.

Golf, Female Athlete: Dion Lim Jia Yi
Dion Lim Jia Yi captured the National Inter-Schools Championship title for 2010 and later, the HSBC Youth Golf Challenge trophy for her division. At the Singapore Junior Open "B" Division Girls Championship, she came in 2nd.

Netball: Farah Shakina Hussein
Farah Shakina Hussein is a fine example of a player who displays tremendous resilience. She suffered a serious knee injury but when she recovered and returned to the court, she showed such tenacity and determination, that she earned herself a first-team place in the National Under 19 team.

Soccer: Muhammad Muhaimin Suhaimi
Muhammad Muhaimin Suhaimi's tireless runs and industrious play has made him an integral player in the soccer team. Added with his relentless appetite for goals, he became a regular goal scorer not only for SingaporeSportsSchool but also for Team Singapore at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympics Games.

Swimming, Male Athlete: Dzulhaili Mohamed Kamal
Dzulhaili Mohamed Kamal has represented SingaporeSchools and the Singapore National Youth team since his early teens. Dzuhaili won an Asian Youth Games Bronze medal amongst his achievements. This was topped by his maiden participation at the Commonwealth Games at New DelhiIndia.


Swimming, Female Athlete: No Winner


Table Tennis, Male Athlete: Clarence Chew Zhe Yu
Clarence Chew Zhe Yu has bagged many prizes at the various International Table Tennis Federation Junior Open Championships. His highest achievement was winning the Hong Kong Junior Open title.

Table Tennis, Female Athlete: Yee Herng Hwee
Yee Herng Hwee earned a Bronze medal at the Southeast Asia Table Tennis Championships in 
ManilaPhilippines. She is the youngest national representative.

Track and Field, Male Athlete: Vivekanand s/o Gopal 
Vivek s/o Gopal was the National Schools 100-metres Silver medallist and became our only male representative at the Asean Schools Games. 

Track and Field, Female Athlete: Goh Wei Ning
Goh Wei Ning was the fastest junior athlete for the 100-metre Hurdles in 
Southeast Asia in 2010. She also holds the current National Schools record for the 100-metres Hurdles and represented Singapore at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games.

Rising Star Award 2010
Netball, Avelyn Leong Kit Yan
Avelyn Leong Kit Yan is a "fighter" on and off the court. She is someone with a determined spirit, who usually exhibits and displays the core values expected of a model student-athlete.

Soccer, Richard Pun
Richard Pun has demonstrated that he has the necessary attributes to succeed at a higher level. His enthusiasm and love for the game makes him highly coach-able. His hard work on the field and coupled with his clinical scoring ability, has translated to many victories for our School.

Outstanding Sports Achievement
Pang Xue Jie
Pang Xue Jie rose to be the best youth paddler in Southeast Asia when he clinched the Under 18 Singles and Doubles titles at the Southeast Asia Junior Championships in 
Phnom PenhCambodia. He went on to join the men's team to represent Singapore at the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games. At his maiden Commonwealth Games at New Delhi, Xue Jie pocketed a Team Gold medal.

Outstanding Sports Achievement (Alumni)
Aqilah Sudhir
She had already struck gold two years earlier at the Commonwealth Youth Games. Aqilah Sudhir kept her aim, firing her best score ever in the 50m 3-positions Air-rifle Prone Pairs to clinch the Gold Medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India. The following day, she captured the Bronze Medal in the individual event.

Outstanding Sports Achievement (Alumni)
Cheng Jian Huan
She was suffering from a cold on competition day but Cheng Jian Huan was hot on target with her partner at the Commonwealth Games in 
New DelhiIndia. She clinched a Silver Medal in the 10m Air Rifle (Pairs) and then collected a Bronze Medal in the 25m Centrefire Pistol (Pairs). 

Outstanding Sports Achievement (Alumni)
New Hui Fen
New Hui Fen had a fantastic 2010. At the World Youth Championships, she won Silver Medals in the Doubles and Team events. She finished 4th at the Hong Kong Open, bettered it with a 3rd-place at the Singapore Open and ended the year strongly with a Bronze Medal in the Singles event at the Asian Games in 
GuangzhouChina. Hui Fen's achievements earned her the recognition by leading commercial companies - she was recently appointed "StarHub Brand Ambassador".

Outstanding Sports Achievement (Alumni)
Rachel Lee Qing
From the Australian Youth Championships in 
AdelaideAustralia, to the Asian Championships in ShanweiChina, and the Kieler Woche, KielGermany, Rachel Lee Qing and her partner sailed to 1 Silver and 2 Gold medals. Then at the Guangzhou Asian Games, her pair in the 420 division clearly stamped their class, winning 10 out of the 12 races to claim the Gold medal.

Outstanding Sports Achievement (Alumni)
Cecilia Low Rui Qi
Cecilia Low Rui Qi joined Rachel Lee Qing at Asian Championships in Shanwei, China, and then at the Kieler Woche, Kiel, Germany, before steering together for Singapore's second Gold Medal in the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games.

Outstanding Sports Achievement (Alumni)
Sherman Cheng Feng Yuan
Having returned from 
AdelaideAustralia, and then the Asian Championships in ShanweiChina, with Gold Medals in the 420 Class of boats, Sherman Cheng Feng Yuan and his partner became the first local pair to win the International 420 World Championships in HalleIsrael. It was no surprise then that Sherman and partner later sailed through briskly to win the Gold Medal in the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games.

Outstanding Sports Achievement (Alumni)
Scott Glen Sydney
Scott Glen Sydney continued to reign as 
Singapore's top Laser sailor. A month earlier in October, he took pole position in the Laser Radial Open Division at the Ronstan Indian Ocean Classic in PerthAustralia. At the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games, he won the Bronze Medal.

Outstanding Sports Achievement (Alumni)
Tao Li
Tao Li splashed herself into 
Singapore's swimming history when she successfully defended her Gold Medal in the 50m Butterfly in the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games. She has set her sights on the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Moo Soon Chong Outstanding Student-Athlete of the Year 2010 (Male)
Darren Choy Wong Loong
The 2010 Byte Class World Championships was held in April at 
CannesFrance. Once again, Darren Choy Wong Loong stamped his mark as he successfully defended his World title. In a strong fleet of 44 boats, he finished with a massive 36 points ahead of his nearest rival.
Darren also won the Nationals in June and managed 7th placing at both the European Championships and the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games.
All his accomplishments only go to underline his status as one of 
Singapore's most promising sailing talents.
Despite his very busy sports schedule, Darren kept pace with his academic demands. Coupled with tremendous support from his teachers and staff from the school, his steely determination to excel compelled him to manage his time excellently.
He is very well-respected and well-liked by both his peers and staff. Over the last few years in the 
SportsSchool, he has matured very quickly and comes across as a very sensible and genuine individual.
His relentless pursuit of excellence in both his sports and studies, together with his unassuming nature, indeed makes him an outstanding personality.

The Moo Soon Chong Outstanding Student-Athlete of the Year 2010 (Female)
Isabelle Li Siyun
When she was selected, in a longer-term plan, to prepare for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games, Isabelle Li Siyun knew she had a daunting task. She knew it was going to be a lot of hard work - not only to achieve the sporting goal but also to maintain good grades in her studies.
Isabelle had to compete extensively on the International Junior circuit, which was to earn her ranking points as well as to hone her skills in preparation for the Youth Olympic Games. She practically lived out of her suitcase for more than a year.
Yet she persevered with the overall demands getting tougher, she rose to overcome it with the pressure mounting, she remained focused with expectations rising, she faced them with confidence.
It was little surprise but overwhelming jubilation when Isabelle Li Si Yun fulfilled a nation's dream by winning the Silver Medal in the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games.
Her disposition remained ever gracious and humble. In school, she did not let her academic grades slipped one bit - a shining example of excellent time-management, diligence and sheer determination, a "Learned Champion With Character".