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.
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).
Puchong, 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.
 

Mr Stefano Piumatti was very honoured and proud to  have presented our worthy two scholars with the Scholarship Award for 2019. We had 40  applicants far and wise from other schools in the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor regions. Out of those applicants we are proud to announce that  Arianne Yijia Lim (Year 7) and Ong Zhi Xuan (Year 9)  were the successful recipients of the scholarship. We invited both their parents to our humble award ceremony and then a quick chat on how they are adapting to Taylor’s International School. 

Arianne Yijia Lim (Year 7)

  • How do you like your first few weeks of school?
         My first few weeks in school were really nice and fun as all the teachers and students were very
         welcoming.

  • What do you love most about this school?
         I love the amount of space the school has and that the school has performing arts.

  • What are your goals studying in this school?
         My goal is to improve in Science, Mathematics, English and Performing Arts. I aim to push myself to get
         higher grades in my studies.
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    Ong Zhi Xuan (Year 9)

  • How do you feel receiving this scholarship?
         Well, I definitely feel honored in getting the scholarship. It shows that all the hardwork and dedication that I
         have put in my studies has finally paid off.

  • What are the factors that attracted you to Taylor’s International School Puchong?
         I have known Taylor’s for a really long time now, and I have always been keen to study here. The key
         factor that attracts me the most are the variety of facilities as well as the academic achievements of the
         school.

  • What are your advice to students who are keen to apply for the scholarship in the future?
         Be yourself as it will show your true personality and have a normal conversation with the interviewers as if
         they were your family members. Always be confident and do not over complicate your answers. Keep it
         short and simple.
     
  • "My daughter is very interested in performing arts and wanted to attend the school for it’s Performing Arts." -  Mdm Vinnie Kee mother of Arianne
    "My son is quite active and loves sports. We found that the school environment and facilities are better equipped compare to his previous school and this was one of the factor that attracted us to this school." - Mrs Ong Boon Kiat, mother of Ong Zhi Xuan
    The Star Newspaper, 10 February 2019