Monday, 21 March 2011

PWM's CNY & Students' Academic Excellence Awards Night

Taken from the programme book
 President of PWM, Mr. Simon Gelan
Deputy President of PWM, Mr. James Lee
 L-R: Mariana, SL, Mary & Julia
 Organizing Committee with High Commissioner of Malaysia cum Patron of PWM
 Organizing Committee with Tang Wing Huat, guest MC from Malaysia
Arrival of the Patron of PWM
As part of the Organizing Committee for this year's Persatuan Warganegara  Malaysia's Chinese New Year and Students' Academic Excellence Awards Night, we are happy to have pulled it off with minimal complaints (you cannot pleased everyone especially when there are more than 1000 guests!). The function was held at the Grand Hall,  Empire Hotel & Country Club on 20th March 2011. The Guest of Honour (GOH) was the new Malaysian High Commissioner to Brunei cum Patron of PWM, Dato' Abdullah Sani Omar. Besides the lion dances, cultural dances and an appearance by "Chai Seng Yeh", the main event was the presentation of certificates and "ang pows" to 334 brilliant students by the GOH. 41 lucky draw winners also took home "ang pows" ranging from $50.00 to $888.00! Special guest MC for the night was Mr. Tang Wing Huat, a second placed winner at last year's Astro's Classic Golden Melody Singing Competition. With slightly more than a month to prepare, it is indeed quite an achievement for the organizing team and volunteers.

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