Harvard Prize Book Event 2023: Celebrating Excellence and Achievements
Published on September 30th, 2023
The Harvard Prize Book Event held on September 30, 2023, at JC 2, Level 1, Sunway University, was a resounding success, celebrating the remarkable achievements of students from Sunway College. This event marked a significant milestone in recognizing academic excellence and fostering a spirit of aspiration among young talents.
Honoring Outstanding Students
The highlight of the evening was undoubtedly the recognition of outstanding students who received the prestigious Harvard Prize Book. Daeun Kim and Tan Chuen Keat were awarded the Runner-up titles, while Ong Zhi Hsuen claimed the Winner's trophy. Their hard work, dedication, and academic prowess were truly commendable and served as an inspiration to all present.
A Warm Welcome and Inspiring Words
The event commenced with a warm welcome by Prof. Dato’ Elizabeth Lee, the Chief Executive Officer of Sunway Education Group. Her inspirational speech set the tone for the evening, emphasizing the value of education and the boundless opportunities that lie ahead for these promising students.
Guidance for Future Success
After the welcoming address, attendees were treated to an enlightening session hosted by Sunway University Placement Services. Mrs. Hor Poh Choo, Associate Director of the International Office, shared valuable insights on how to prepare for Harvard University and other prestigious US Ivy League institutions. Later in the event, the audience had the privilege of engaging with distinguished Harvard alumni. Ms. Krishnavenee Krishnan, Dr. Tan Hui Siu, and Prof. Dr. Leong Choon Heng offered firsthand perspectives on their journeys to Harvard, along with indispensable advice regarding the qualities Harvard University seeks in its candidates. Their wealth of expertise and guidance proved invaluable to those with aspirations of pursuing higher education abroad.
A Moment of Prestige: Prizegiving Ceremony
The pinnacle of the event was the Harvard Prize Book Prizegiving Ceremony. The ceremony was a testament to the dedication of these students and the unwavering support of their families, teachers, and mentors.
Networking and Farewell
As the event drew to a close, attendees had the opportunity to network, share experiences, and enjoy refreshments. It was a time for forging new connections and bidding farewell to an event that had left a lasting impact on all who attended.
The Harvard Prize Book Event of 2023 was a testament to the pursuit of excellence and the relentless dedication of students in their academic journey. It served as a reminder that with determination, hard work, and the right guidance, the sky is the limit.
We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the award recipients and our gratitude to the organizers and speakers who made this event possible. The Harvard Prize Book Event 2023 was a resounding success, and we eagerly await the bright futures that await these exceptional students.