Nurturing the water technologists of the future

28 Jun 2010                     

During the Young Water Professionals Networking Session, industry professionals, foreign delegates and educators witnessed the bright future of Singapore’s water technology development. Guest of Honour Dr Amy Khor, Senior Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of the Environment & Water Resources, was present to award the winners of the Singapore Junior Water Prize.

Low Jia Zhen of Dunman High School explaining her team's research

Low Jia Zhen of Dunman High School explaining her team’s research

The first prize winners: Lim Kai Hui, Jane Tan Hui Ling and Low Jia Zhen

The first prize winners: Lim Kai Hui, Jane Tan Hui Ling and Low Jia Zhen

 

Teams from Dunman High School and the National University of Singapore High School of Maths & Science were awarded joint first prize, and the team from Temasek Polytechnic bagged third.

Sembcorp Industries, which sponsored the competition, also launched the Sembcorp Water Technology Prize at the event. Open to secondary school and junior college students, the competition will facilitate the flow of ideas between university scientists and the competitors.

The Temasek Polytechnic team: Johnson Seow Yong Sheng, Lim Shao Xuan and Ng Bo Kai (not in picture)

The Temasek Polytechnic team: Johnson Seow Yong Sheng, Lim Shao Xuan and Ng Bo Kai (not in picture)

 

“Sembcorp is very pleased to support this competition,” said Mr Tan Kin Fei, Group President and CEO of Sembcorp Industries, “We hope to excite young people about water technology and encourage the development of the future generation of talent.”

By Andrianna Garcia

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