The Musician: Hayley Saw
Hayley Saw completed Grade 8 piano examinations with ABRSM and gained the highest score in Malaysia.
She was also presented with the Sothie Paul-Duraisamy Award (2016) and was a Grand Finalist in AIMS Young Musician Award (2017). Hayley won the first prize in the Euroasia Strings Competition Grand Finals (2017) in the Open Category – Age 12 and Below.
The Academicians: ICAS Winners in 2016
Six students won the most number of Gold Medals in AISM history in the International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) in 2016.
Our achievement earned us 1% of all medals awarded to one school across the globe. The ICAS is an academic assessment for primary and secondary school students administered by the University of New South Wales (UNSW).
The F4 Driver: Adam Khalid
Adam Khalid, student and professional race car driver was selected for the Renault Formula 1 Junior Experience Program.
He is also the Formula 4 SEA 2016 Ambassador for Malaysia. Adam was part of the Senior Student Leadership Committee as Male Vice Captain in 2016. He has been accepted into Imperial College London, United Kingdom to pursue Mechanical Engineering, but will defer a year to focus on his training for the Formula 3 Racing in Europe in 2017.
The Artist: Reese Matthew Kam
Year 6 student, Reese Matthew Kam is a child artist who draws detailed subjects he sees and experiences in his everyday life.
He has a particular talent for drawing cities, buildings of all kinds, destruction and natural disasters. He draws entirely from memory and has been described as an art prodigy by a US-based professor Dr Ellen Winner from Boston College, who deals with cognition in the arts in typical and gifted children. Reese studies under the AISM's Gifted and Talented Program, which aims to create learning experiences that consider students’ unique talents, interests, abilities and learning preferences in order to accelerate learning beyond the core curriculum.
The Scientists : MYTechMooks
Megan Yap, Mia Tan, Tania Thong and Emily Tan from Year 6 created a mobile App designed to help people donate unwanted items to charitable organisations.
Their innovative creative qualified them for the semi-finals of the Technovation Challenge, which is a competition open to girls from around the globe. The students presented their design at the Australian ICT Young Explorers Challenge, placing fourth out of 50 finalists in the Years 5 and 6 division.