Sunway College Ipoh celebrated its sixth graduation ceremony recently at Casuarina@Meru Hotel, Ipoh. The event, which began at 9am, lasted till well past noon.
The new cohort of graduates were those who completed their studies in programmes such as Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Certified Accounting Technician, Diploma in Business Administration, Diploma in Marketing, Diploma in Business Information System, Diploma in Graphic Design, Diploma in Interior Design, as well as Foundation in Arts.
A total of 220 students from these programmes walked up the stage with smiles on their faces, as their families cheered them on. Guests of honour included Senior Executive Director of Sunway Education Group, Dr Elizabeth Lee and Executive Member of Sunway Group, Puan Sri Datin Dr Susan Cheah.
Scholarships and top-performer awards were also given to some 45 achievers. Danya Menon was among those who received the Platinum Award.
“I’ve never really thought of studying here, I didn’t know what an impact it has made on me. Sunway definitely changed my life and brought me to where I am today,” she said with a smile.
The total amount of scholarships awarded was RM296,000, including the Principal’s Scholarship to 19 local schools and the Entrance Scholarship to 15 recipients.
“I’d like to say well done to everyone today. You’ve made us all proud and I’m more than happy to see you up on the stage today,” said Puan Adawiah Norli, Chief Operating Officer of Sunway College, Ipoh.