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Young Author Award winners announced!


For those of you who missed the Young Author Award 2010/11 ceremony last Saturday, I have the results!

Since November, the 38 shortlisted winners have been waiting to find out if their story made the judges’ top choices. Among the shortlisted participants were our top 3 winners and 2 special awardees.

In the lead-up to the awards, our special guests gave speeches concerning creativity in children, their experiences being a YAA winner and the potential opportunities including adaptations of their stories into TV and radio channels!

The winners were:

20 Merit Awards

  1. Josh Lim, Catholic High
  2. Mark Yeo, Maris Stella High School
  3. Justine Hong, Nanyang Primary School
  4. Serafina Siow, Yuhua Primary School
  5. Jezreel Rei Castro, Dunearn Secondary School
  6. Dayna Chong, Clementi Town Secondary School
  7. Nihal Hameed, Townsville Primary School
  8. Surya Selvakumar, Henry Park Primary School
  9. Nicholas Chan, Bishan Park Secondary School
  10. Ryan Wang, Naval Base Primary School
  11. Ayden Mohan, SJI Junior
  12. Nanda Min Htin, Jurong West Primary School
  13. Mutia Hanifa Indiraputri, Blangah Rise Primary School
  14. Ee Chong Hui, Pioneer Primary School
  15. Yogesh Hidaramani, Victoria School
  16. Luqman Aqil, West Grove Primary School
  17. Amy Tan, Raffles Girls Secondary School
  18. Hans Hu, Xingnan Pri School
  19. Shawn Tan, Anderson Primary School
  20. Rachel Lee, CHIJ St Nicholas Girls’ School

Most Heart-Felt Dedication

  1. Han Yin Yii, Singapore Chinese Girl’s School

Best Illustration

  1. Emma Yong, Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary School

3rd Prize

  1. Emilyn Foong, Changkat Changi Secondary School

2nd Prize

  1. Lee Tat Wei of Anglo-Chinese School (Primary)

1st Prize

  1. Tessa Tan, Methodist Girl’s School

Congratulations to all!

Friday,11 March 2011 by | Blog, Editor's Thoughts |