Rising above adversity to become a Maths whizz and top student

27 Apr 2020

Article featured SP’s Institutional Medallist and Diploma in Accountancy graduate Amrita Kaur Ishwar Singh. She shared how she was motivated to do well after scoring badly for her Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE). With help from her teachers, she went from scoring an E in Mathematics at PSLE to becoming her secondary school’s top N-level student, winning the Lee Kuan Yew Outstanding Normal Course award with straight As for all her subjects. At the Institute of Technical Education, Amrita completed a Nitec course in finance services and a higher Nitec in accounting, before graduating at the top of her cohort with a perfect GPA of four. At SP, Amrita was also active in the Rotaract Club, a community service-based club, becoming its president in her final year. For her achievements, Amrita was awarded the Tay Eng Soon Gold Medal for being the top ITE graduate, and the Alfred Robert Edis Prize for her community service efforts.

[The Straits Times]

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