By Mei Kuan
The biennial Michaelian Talentime 2019 unfolded at the school hall of SMK St Michael (SMI) on Sunday, July 14 highlighting students’ myriad of talents and diversity of culture via a festival of song, dance and music.
“It has always been our intention to cultivate critical thinking skills among our students which will stay with them throughout their lives. They become more self-motivated and self-disciplined with perseverance and leadership skills,” stated Principal Sit Wai Yin.
“My heartfelt appreciation to Tan Sri Lee Oi Hian, Chairman of the Board of Governors, Adrian Tsen Keng Yam, President of Old Michaelians’ Association, Joseph Michael Lee, Chairman of the Parent-Teacher Association and David Foo, Chairman of the SMI Alumni of Klang Valley for their continued financial and moral support,” he added.
The competitive event was aimed to build the confidence of young Michaelians and serve as a showcase to display their creativity. Plus it contributed to raising funds for the renowned mission school.
Chosen by the audience, the champions of the respective category were Ian Ooi (individual singing), Tap-Tap (group singing) and Esprit De Corps (group instrumental performance – open talents). Ian walked away with RM300 while the two teams were awarded RM500 each.