23 May 2018
Two graduates of Temasek Polytechnic, Mr Sim Rong Xing and Mr Solomon Tan Teng Shue, were recently awarded the Tay Eng Soon Gold Medal and the Lee Kuan Yew Award respectively.
The Tay Eng Soon Gold Medal is given to outstanding students who have previously studied at the Institute of Technical Education, while the Lee Kuan Yew Award is given to students who have demonstrated excellence in mathematics and science.
Mr Sim graduated with a Diploma in Accounting and Finance, while Mr Tan graduated with a Diploma in Game Design and Development.
Sim Rong Xing mentors troubled youth at the Singapore Boys’ Home. He has ambitions of becoming a teacher in ITE or a polytechnic.
Solomon Tan Teng Shue was diagnosed with mild dyslexia in kindergarten, but overcame his reading difficulties by playing educational computer games. After serving National Service, he will study computer science and game design at DigiPen Singapore. He hopes to return to Daylight Studios, where he had previously interned.