Just before I headed out to Shuan's graduation today at Ngee Ann polytechnic, I posted the above photo of him in his younger days at school in Malaysia announcing his achievement today in Singapore as a top student in his biomedical laboratory technology program. They award Gold and Silver Medals to the top achievers of each course in each school of the college so here is how he earned his :
His name is on the big board too!
This achievement will be added to his family profile and a special video is made for him below, noting that his accomplishment also fulfils the dreams of his mother who sadly is absent today on his awards day at Ngee Ann for the first time.
Gold Medalist on Graduation Day from Dad the KL City Kid on Vimeo.
More photos follow :
Receiving his certificate and the gold medal from the guest of honor Mr Kong Yit Sang
Just one parent with him for the first time in Shuan's awards day in Ngee Ann!
He also had other family members, a school friend and a couple from Church to be his special guests to celebrate this momentous day with him!
Here is a thumbs up pose from the same group!
There is always the important photo with the VIPs such as the principal Mr Chia Mia Chiang (2nd from left) and Mr Kong Yit Sang (3rd from left), assistant CEO of the National Parks Board
All of us who were Shuan's invited guests could be in the VIP area for refreshments as he was a gold medal graduate.
A majority of the graduates and their guests were in the outer foyer area where Shuan looked for his other course mates to take photos together, some of which are found below :
Thanks to the Singapore government, he gets to move on to enjoy, endure and grow up to be a real man in a 2 year career in the army covered by this post.