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Results of Chancellor’s Challenge Shield 2020

Organised by the CCS 2020 Executive Committee



NUSPA and The Convergence are happy to announce the winners of the Chancellor’s Challenge Shield 2020, as well as share the compilation of the winning entries.


The competition was open to pre-university students in hopes of promoting greater and more meaningful conversation about national issues. Download the anthology here: https://tinyurl.com/CCS2020entries


The theme for this year’s Chancellor’s Challenge Shield is “Remembering, Reviewing, Reimagining”, a slogan centered on the idea of looking back on our historic urban landscape, analysing our past, present, and future ideas in shaping our Singapore skyline.


The results of the essay competition are as follows:


Past Category


First Prize: Caleb Theophilus


Second Prize: Ryan Teo Ming Xuan


Third Prize: Priscilla Lee Xue Juan


Present Category


First Prize: Oo Heng Yim, Nicole


Second Prize: Tan Szu Yin, Joanne


Third Prize: Isaac Teo Zi Xian


Guest Commentary by Dr Hamzah Muzaini, Assistant Professor, Department of Southeast Asian Studies, NUS


Future Category:


First Prize: Natasha Tan Siqi


Second Prize: Joy Loke


Third Prize: Nicholas Woon Sheng Kai