In 2019, VJC celebrated its 35th Anniversary with the theme Viesta! A gala dinner was held at at the Shangri-la Hotel in July. The occasion was graced by Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for National Development and Second Minister for Finance who is an alumnus of VJC from the class of 1989. In addition to the dinner, the celebratory events included a concert series and a “Back to School” Home Run.
URA CUBE Competition
A group of 6 students from VJC took part in the URA CUBE Competition where they redesigned Serangoon Central based on the theme of A Sustainable Singapore. The VJC team was 1 of 4 schools who were awarded the Outstanding Project award. Congratulations to the following students: Kelly Soo Chia Yi (18S31), Lin Yonghui (18S31), Yanesh Sreedharan (18S31), Kay Yeo Hui (18S41), Rachel Lee Rui Qi (18S41) and Zhou Zhou Zhou (18S64).
2019 ASIAN PHYSICS OLYMPIAD
A group of VJC students participated in the Asian Physics Olympiad 2019 held in Adelaide, Australia. Eight of our students brought home a total of six awards – 2 Silvers, 2 Bronzes, and 2 Honourable Mentions. 18S55 Ge Shu was awarded the Silver award as well as Best Overall Female Performer. Congratulations!
2019 DUNMAN HIGH ASEAN PLUS SUMMIT
The following students have performed well at the 2019 Dunman High ASEAN Plus Summit. Honourable Mention: Jin Enyu (19S55) Best Position Paper: Nur Farwizah (19S31) & Shania Yong (19A15) Congratulations!
ROTARY DISTRICT AWARDS
The VJC Interact Club has clinched awards for all 5 community service projects that were submitted (1 Gold and 4 Silver) under Rotary District 3310 for 2018/2019 (for the period of Jul 2018 – Jun 2019). There are a total of 12 Rotary Clubs and 27 Interact Clubs in Singapore that are linked to the Rotary Club of Singapore (RCS). District 3310 comprises Brunei, Singapore and parts of Malaysia.
SMU HAMMERS DEBATE COMPETITION
The following teams have performed well at the SMU Hammers Debate Competition. 1st Runners Up Sean Wang (18S33), Jovan Poh (18A11), Joanne Lim (18S51); 2nd Runners Up Nikhita Nair (18S34), Kristen Fernando (19S36), Ma Xueqing (18A11). Well done!
NANYANG RESEARCH PROGRAMME (NRP) SYMPOSIUM
24 Victorians participated in the Nanyang Research Programme (NRP). They have done us proud and achieved 17 Gold Awards, 6 Silver Awards and 1 Bronze award. Congratulations to all students and teacher mentors!
TAMIL WRITER’S UNION SHORT STORY WRITING COMPETITION
The following students have performed admirably at the Tamil Writer’s Union Short Story Writing Competition. 1. S. Karthikeyan (19S44) – First Prize 2. M.D. Tharunkumar (19S44) – Second Prize 3. K.P. Sridurga (19S34) – Third Prize 4. Ayya. Sabareeskumar (S19S44) – Consolation Prize 5. P. Jayasuriya (S18S34) – Consolation Prize. Congratulations!
SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE CHALLENGE
Our students took part in the Singapore International Science Challenge organised by National Junior College and the following students have performed admirably: Neo Wee Shi (18S43) Most Social Impact Award (Design and Build Challenge), Chua Wei Yu (18S31) Empathiser Award (Field Challenge), Neo Jia Hui (18S37) Best Sketchboard Award (Field Challenge) and 1st Runner Up Award (Design and Build Challenge). The Singapore International Science Challenge (SISC) is a biennial international event, conceptualized by National Junior College (NJC) since 2007, to bring together science students from around the world to compete, collaborate and innovate in science. The International Student Science Fair (ISSF) is an annual forum for budding scientists from schools across the world to display their inquiry skills, communicate their research, collaborate in innovation, and establish partnerships that enable endeavour and enterprise.