Jun 26, 2005
Penang Seagate's Plant Manager, Oh Kean Cheong said that special awards ranging from RM100 - RM500 were given out to 46 children of Seagate employees who obtained strong academic results. Thirty-five children won the Education Excellence Award while eleven won the Education Assistance Award. This was a 45% increase in the number of award recipients compared to the first year when the award was implemented.
"This award is an important recognition program that Penang Seagate has established to help encourage employees' children who are in Standard One to Upper Six/A level to excel academically," said Oh. "I am glad to see the improvements in academic achievements over the years. A number of the recipients scored straight As in their UPSR, PMR and SPM examinations. One of them scored 3.72 CGPA in her A level examination and are accepted by University Putra Malaysia to further her studies in Bio-Technology."
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