Cheng Yu Tung College successfully held the second High Table Dinner for this academic year at the evening of January 23, 2019. The distinguished guest speaker of the High Table Dinner was renowned photographer and painter from Hong Kong, Mr. Water Poon. Other High Table guests included spouse of Mr. Water Poon who is also the fashion designer, Mrs. Poon (張嘉寶); Director of Office for Student Affairs of University of Saint Joseph, Ms. Teresa Loong; Prof. Li Defeng from Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) of University of Macau (UM); Prof. Tang Kwok Kwong from FAH; Prof. Tu Guangjian from Faculty of Law (FLL); and Head of Student Counselling Section, Mr. Elvo Sou. In addition, we also had 10 exchange students from Freshman College of Cheng Chi University of Taiwan, China led by their Fellow Ms. Yang Meng Jie as our guests.
CYTC took this opportunity to present the awards to the recipients of College Contribution Scholarship and College Foundation Scholarship. The scholarships were to honor CYTC students who were highly engaged in College life and who had outstanding performances and contribution in College. We were delighted to have Interim College Master, Dr. Lee Wee Keng, to present awards to those 47 recipients.
Mr. Water Poon gave a speech about “School”. He talked about his visit experiences in the mountains of China, seeing kids in a poor condition but still enjoying school life. He showed the audience his videos. With the beautiful paintings and images produced by Mr. Water Poon, all the participants saw how grateful the school kids were and understood the importance of getting education. More than 280 college members of CYTC attended the High Table Dinner and certainly enjoyed the speech and dinner.