St. George's School celebrated the outstanding achievements of the 2020 PSR and GCE 'O' Level students in a recent award presentation ceremony held on Saturday 20 February 2021.
Present at the ceremony were the Chairman of the School Board of Governors, Anthony Liew Voon Chiang, Principal Janidi Jingan, Deputy Principal NM Mubarak, parents, heads of sections, teachers and the excellent students.
In his speech, Principal Janidi Jingan reminded that academic achievement is an important part of a student's life and on 20 February, St George's School recognized the excellent performance of these students in the 2020 PSR and GCE 'O' Level examinations. He acknowledged that many of them have made this award possible through persistence and hard work, through external and internal motivations and through their love for gaining knowledge and the desire to have a better future.
He informed that the Year 11 students of 2020 have made the school proud as they contributed to last year's outstanding performance in the GCE 'O' level examination results.
He also expressed his sincere gratitude to all parents who were present for the award ceremony, for their unfailing efforts over the years in guiding their children. Good nurturing, love, care and support from a young age help their children to enjoy successful and productive years throughout their school experience. The teachers were also thanked for their tireless efforts in guiding and teaching the students to realize their academic potential.
In conclusion to his speech, principal Janidi Jingan cautiously reminded the Year 11 excellent students that the world is now highly unpredictable and changeable. Academic honours alone will not be enough to prepare them for the challenges ahead. Education is about gaining knowledge and the skills needed to better oneself in the world we live in. Therefore, it is important to promote an all-round education to develop a healthy heart, mind and spirit amongst students who are also future leaders. He advised them to stay focused and be ready to begin the next stage of their learning journey.
The ceremony ended with a photo session with the high achievers.
"The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future." - Plato
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