The 2nd COVID Writing Competition
The 2nd COVID Writing Competition, which was organised by the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences of the City University of Hong Kong, a leading global higher education institution, invited secondary school students across the territory to express their thoughts on how COVID-19 had affected their current studies and their future plans. Students could choose to address these topics in the form of either a personal reflection or a piece of creative writing.
Amid keen competition with a submission of 420 entries this year, 14 students from our school achieved excellent results and were highly praised by the judging panel.
In Junior Forms, Abbie Yu (1E) clinched 1st Prize in the Creative Writing category.
In Senior Forms, Summer Lam (4C) and Natalie Cheung (5D) clinched 1st Prize in the Creative Writing category and in the Personal Reflection category respectively while Hillary Yeung (5E) was awarded 2nd Prize in the Creative Writing category.
The following students were honoured with the Outstanding Writing Award, a new award set up this year to recognise the strengths of the participants’ writing which was “among best of the best”:
Megan Cheuk (1A), Prudence Liu (1A), Jasmine Lee (2B), Chloe Kwok (3D), Esther Chen (3A), Sum Ching (3A), Sarah Chung (4A), Christina Yeung (4D), Trinity Chan (4D), Venus Tang (4E)
The 22nd Lions International Youth Exchange Scholarship Essay Competition
Organised by the Lions Clubs International, the 22nd Lions International Youth Exchange Scholarship Essay Competition sponsors outstanding awardees aged between 15 to 21 across Hong Kong and Macau to go on outbound exchanges in about 100 cities around the world to extend their international horizons, improve their communication skills, as well as to promote understanding and peace among different peoples of the world.
Showcasing their insights in whether the media facilitate search for truth or spread fake news this year, eight students from our school successfully gained awards in a gruelling round of stiff competition.
Yuki Tam (4D) came 6th in this writing competition. She was awarded a scholarship amounted to HK$5,000 for her to join a youth exchange camp organised by the Lions Clubs in over 100 cities with her flight tickets and camp fees covered.
Angelina Lo (4D), Melody Law (4E), Venus Ng (4E), Lydia Chan (5D), Ariel Chu (5D), Ruby Mok (5D), Betty Chan (5E) were among the top 50 finalists and won certificates of merit in the competition.
The 20th CILTHK Student Essay Competition
The 20th CILTHK Student Essay Competition, oragnised by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong (CILTHK), is an annual competition open to all students of secondary schools in Hong Kong. The competition aims to foster students’ interest in logistics and transportation, as well as to enhance their analytical skills and creativity.
This year, Josienna Chan (3A) clinched the championship in the English Junior Group among over 130 submissions from more than 20 schools in Hong Kong. She was interviewed by the Sing Tao Daily on 1st June 2022, sharing her feelings towards winning the competition.