ASEAN essay writing competition

05 Aug 2010



To commemorate ASEAN’s 43rd anniversary this year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs organised ASEAN Day essay writing competition. Junior College students across Singapore were invited to express their views on why ASEAN matters to them in their everyday lives.

Two of our Dunman High students clinched the first and second prizes in this national competition. Michelle Ou Yong Wai Mun from 6C43 won the first prize for her essay on ‘Why ASEAN matters to me’ and Soon Tzu Hsian from 6C11 was placed second for her essay entitled ‘Rice’.

The winners received their prizes from Foreign Minister Mr George Yeo at the ASEAN Day reception held at Shangri-La Hotel on 5 August.

First prize: ‘Why ASEAN Matters to me’ by Michelle Ou Yong Wai Mun

Second prize: ‘Rice’ by Soon Tzu Hsiang