Wong Kin Feng - Lee Hsien Loong Award

Alumnus Wong Kin Feng, a former Student Council President, recently received the Lee Hsien Loong Award for all-rounded achievement.

WhatsApp Image 2023-08-30 at 08.48.19Alumnus Wong Kin Feng recently received the Lee Hsien Loong Award and is also a former Student Council President. 

His former RI teacher, Ms Janissa Soh, affirms him for always being steadfast and dependable in his leadership – qualities she believes will continue to win him the recognition and opportunities he fully deserves.

WhatsApp Image 2023-08-30 at 08.47.51Wong Kin Feng with his former RI teacher, Ms Janissa Soh. 

Kin Feng shares with us his journey in Student Council, his thoughts on achievement and a word of advice to current students.

What inspired you to join the Student Council?

With my experience as a Year 1-4 student, I was eager to apply the past lessons I had learnt, and to create a vibrant school environment despite the COVID-19 restrictions that were imposed upon us. The desire to improve school life and student welfare, alongside the exciting challenge of overcoming the odds to unite the school together, was what inspired me to apply and subsequently join the Student Council.

What are your thoughts on receiving the Lee Hsien Loong Award?

I'm very grateful to my family for their unwavering care and support to me all this while, which also pushed me on to greater heights. I am also thankful to the school, my teachers and friends for giving me the opportunity to learn and grow as a person and leader. I'm happy to be able to receive this award, and thank everyone who has helped me to become who I am today.

What is your definition of achievement, and how do you think we can reach our goals?

To me, ‘achievement’ is when I have done my best to fulfil what I have set out to do, without leaving any regrets behind.

I think that the first step to reaching your goals is to consider what the reality is at the moment. To understand your weaknesses, your strengths, and the resources that you have is the first move towards setting a goal that is realistic and can be achieved. Thereafter, it really is about determination, hard work, learning to rely on others when needed and knowing when to take a break.

What is one word of advice that you would like to share with current students?

Take the chance to explore and discover more about yourself in school – your teachers and peers will always be there to help and push you to become the best version of yourself! Take a leap of faith and delve into places of discomfort to strive to become a better person! After all, cherish these times, for your time in school will definitely fly past in the blink of an eye.

We thank Kin Feng for inspiring us to celebrate and appreciate the people who have walked with us in our journey!