Veterinary Technology student Shermaine Eng Zi Hui has been awarded the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew award for 2011.
Shermaine is a multi-talented student who has performed exceptionally well academically with a perfect cumulative GPA score of 4.0, attaining Distinctions for 25 modules. Her consistently outstanding academic performance placed her in the Director’s List (top 10% of students from each diploma course) in all three years.
In 2010, Shermaine was appointed as the Project Leader in the Overseas Community Service Project in Lombok. In the project, she led the team to conduct enrichment activities at the local orphanage and coordinated with WWF in a tree-planting programme at the Lombok village.
In 2009, Shermaine was awarded the CCA Merit Award (Leadership) for her outstanding contributions in the National Youth Achievement Award (NYAA) Challenge. She was elected as the Honorary Secretary and subsequently President of the NYAA Challenge Interest Group.
Having many interests that go beyond academic studies, Shermaine represented TP in the APEC Voices of the Future 2009 forum. She also represented TP in the Pre-University Seminar 2009, and topped the cohort in French language, receiving the French Alumni French Language Award in 2010.
Shermaine is also a committed volunteer with ACRES Wildlife Rescue Centre and in local theatre productions.