ST ANDREW’S CELEBRATES “ALL-ROUNDERS” OF THE 2014 GCE “A” LEVEL EXAMINATIONS!
A total of 752 students sat for the examinations held in Nov 2014 with 94.5% of them achieving at least 3H2 passes including GP. This maintains the upward trend the College has seen in recent years.
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Bervyn Goh Yu Fen (13S20) epitomises the best of the Saints’ Spirit. As Captain of the Boys’ Football Team, he led his team to the finals of the 2014 National Inter-Schools “A” Division Football Competition garnering a hard-fought Silver for the College. In the process he was awarded the “Man of the Match” Award for the “A” Division final. Bervyn demonstrated his ability to lead himself and his peers – a student-leader who inspired. In the course of his time in College Bervyn was awarded the SAJC Colours Award, received the SAJC Servant Leadership Scholarship and an award for Exemplary Character for his unwavering encouragement of his team mates and for his personal example as an individual of character and drive. Bervyn was also a Saints Activist leading his classmates on learning journeys to broaden their understanding of how their community works. Bervyn has achieved As in H2 Mathematics and H2 Physics, and a B for H2 Economics. He also achieved As for H1 History and Project Work, and a C for the General Paper. He has shown clearly that Saints both learn and play with determination.
Leonard Lim Kian Hui (13S07) represented the College in a nationwide singing competition Campus Superstar in 2013 where he was one of the top four finalists. Leonard was a highly motivated student who enjoyed the challenge of his course of study. Regardless of his demands of performance he demonstrated resilience as a self-directed learner who had the right attitudes and good habits of working towards continual improvement not only of himself but for the community at large. He was an Executive Member of the SAJC Dance Society but also took part in a Medical Work Shadowing programme and still managed to initiate and helm a fund raising project for the victims of typhoon Haiyan. He was committed to excellence in whatever he undertook. Leonard offered Physics (A), Chemistry (A) and Mathematics (A) at H2, and General Paper (C), Project Work (B) and Economics (A) at H1.
Samuel Koh Giap Yang (13S13) was Captain of the Rugby Team in 2013 and 2014, and was also Captain of the Singapore Under-Eighteen National Squad in 2014. As Rugby Captain he led his team to Victory in the Police Cup National Inter-School Championship in 2013, and in the Kiwi Cup in 2013 and 2014. His contributions to Rugby earned Samuel the National Colours Award in 2013 and the College Colours Award in 2014. An intelligent and motivated student who needed little guidance in his studies Samuel also represented the College in the Singapore Mathematics Olympiad as well as the Australian Maths Competition showing clearly that his determination and focus were not simply on the rugby playing field. Samuel offered Chemistry (A), Biology (A) and Mathematics (A) at H2 level, and General Paper (D), Project Work (B) and Economics (A) at H1 level. He is a credit as a well-rounded Saint.
Evan Mok Ken Han (13S13) was Vice-President of the Saints Advocates and worked with many external welfare organisations to plan and execute College Service Learning Activities as well as organise the Saints Advocate Team Building and Overseas Community Involvement Programme Selection Camps. In addition he participated in leadership activities such as the Student Leadership Residential Programme and the Student Leaders’ Summit, and was himself involved in a 14-Day OCIP trip to Vietnam. In all he undertook Evan showed commendable motivation and always aimed for excellence. However, he did not let his duties distract him from academic work demonstrating perseverance and determination in this arena too. Evan offered Chemistry (A), Mathematics (A) and Biology (B) at H2, and General Paper (B), Project Work (B) and Economics (A) at H1. He is a role model for his fellow Saints exemplifying resilience and perseverance, and for this was awarded the Exemplary Character Award in 2014.
Fiona Mei Robinson (13A07) was an invaluable member of the College Netball Team. The team’s Goal Shooter, she was also a member of the team’s Executive Committee and in this position was instrumental in leading the team through the National “A” Division Championships. She was an excellent role model for her peers demonstrating how a heavy CCA commitment could be balanced along with a determined and disciplined attitude to academics. Fiona offered Literature in English (A), Mathematics (A) and Economics (B) at H2, and General Paper (A), Project Work (A) and Geography (A) at H1.
Ian Teo Tze-Rong (13A08) was chosen to be part of the Singapore Geography Olympiad Team representing Singapore at the 10th International Geography Olympiad held in Kyoto, Japan in 2013. The team won third place but Ian was awarded a Gold Medal at the individual level ranking eight internationally. Ian represented the College at the Youth Dialogue on Climate Change organized by the National Trades Union Congress and was also part of the SAJC Model United Nations. Ian had an unwavering determination to pursue whatever he undertook with a view to success - an example to his fellow Saints of a self-directed learner who is committed to excellence. Ian offered Geography (A), Mathematics (A) and Economics (A) and Physics (A) at H2, and General Paper (A), and Project Work (A) at H1.
We would like to place on record our thanks to all those who have contributed to the success of our students. We especially thank the Board of Governors and all staff of the College, and finally we give thanks to God from whom all our blessings flow.
Up and On!