Congratulations! … Mia Wong- Sia Yici receiving the scholarship award from Mr Peter Wells, Principal of Taylor’s International School Kuala Lumpur (right), together with the Head of Secondary, Mr Rajeev Sharma (left).
One for the album! ...(From the left) Mr Michael Moreton, Head of Secondary together with Arianne Yijia Lim and Ong Zhi Xuan upon receiving their awards from Mr Stefano Piumatti, Principal of Taylor’s International School Puchong.
Kuala Lumpur, 30th January, 2019 - Taylor's International School (TIS) awarded scholarships to  three outstanding students to pursue their studies at its Kuala Lumpur and Puchong campuses. Mia Wong- Sia Yici was offered a place in Year 8 in the secondary school at TIS Kuala Lumpur, while Ong Zhi Xuan and Arianne Yijia Lim were offered places in Year 9 and Year 7 at TIS Puchong. The lucky three will get to experience an exceptional international education based on the highly valued National Curriculum for England leading to IGCSE qualifications.

“The scholarships will provide the young recipients an opportunity to fulfill their dreams of experiencing an international education,” said Mr Peter Wells, Principal of Taylor’s International School Kuala Lumpur. “The scholarships are a catalyst to a brighter future for the students as they will be assured of a holistic education that nurtures them to achieve their full potential. With the best teaching and learning practices conducted within an engaging and interactive environment, they will be equipped with the essential skills to take their productive places as leaders in the global community,” he further commented. 

According to Mr Stefano Piumatti, Principal of Taylor’s International School Puchong, the scholarships are instrumental in helping these young talented students to achieve their educational goals and become valuable members of the school community. They will be the role models for the younger children and ambassadors for the school. “I look forward to seeing them grow to be an asset to the community,” he continued.

The scholarship selection process was based on the candidates' excellent academic performance and active involvement in co-curricular activities. The recipients were also expected to demonstrate strong leadership skills.
 

TIS Kuala Lumpur Scholar - Mia Wong-Sia Yici

We recently sat down and had a chat with Mia, our first scholar of 2019. She is studying at Taylor’s International School Kuala Lumpur in Year 8. She is a well-mannered, bubbly, confident young lady with plenty of  ambition, who is definitely a well-rounded individual that the school will mould into a future leader.  

  • Tell us how you felt when you found out that you got the scholarship to join TIS Kuala Lumpur?
         I was elated because I was chosen not just by any school but TIS Kuala Lumpur. I am grateful for the
         opportunity to join such a prestigious school.  

  • How do you like your first few weeks of school?
         I was nervous in my first few weeks because TISKL is unchartered water for me. So far, it has been an exciting
         and pleasant journey. 

  • What are your expectations moving forward?
         I hope to forge better friendships with my peers and that the school will help me discover and realize my full
         potential.

  • What is your academic aim that you wish to achieve here?
         I really hope that by the end of my stint here in TISKL, my result will reflect on my fullest potential.

  • Tell us what your love most about TISKL. 
         I love how encouraging the teachers are in helping the students to build their self confidence through speaking
         up.