ECEF Scholars’ Updates

Elena Cooke Education Fund Scholars’ Updates

Here are the updates on some of the recipients of the Elena Cooke Education Fund scholarships

OUR ELENA COOKE EDUCATION FUND SCHOLARS IN SUNWAY
We are happy to report that our ECEF scholars studying in Sunway are doing well. Kudos to them!

Tow Jia Li

Tow Jia Li has been a star performer in her Diploma in Accounting course.  In her 4 semesters in Sunway so far, she has scored GPA of 4.0, 4.0, 3.94 and 4.0.   Quite remarkable!

 

Nicole Chin

Nicole Chin, studying for a Diploma in IT, is another excellent student.  Like Jia Li, she started her course in mid-2018 and her GPA results so far are 3.9, 3.86, 4.0 and 4.0.

 

 

Ching Zhen Yi

Ching Zhen Yi started his Diploma in IT course in mid-2019, and has only sat for one set of exams so far.  His results?  A commendable GPA of 3.94.

Natasha Merissa Gomes

Natasha Gomes is doing her ACCA course.  In her first set of exams (in December 2019), she scored good marks of 80 and 81 in the 2 papers that she sat for.

Natasha Maya bte Chek

Natasha Maya, from Sabah, is our third 2019 ECEF scholar.  She is pursuing a Diploma in Communications.  Her GPA in her first semester is 3.95.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L-R: Natasha Gomez, Ching Zhen Yi and Natasha Maya

Natasha Merissa Gomes’s Update (ECEF Scholar 2019)

Click here to read more about Natasha Gomes’s past story.

Natasha, one of our ECEF scholars, started her ACCA course in Sunway in September 2019.  Besides attending lectures and tutorials, she has found time to participate in campus activities.  She has been selected as a committee member in the Sunway Accounting Club, becoming the Head of the Committee Welfare department, besides being a member of the organising committee for the Certified Accounting Technician/Certificate in Finance, Accounting & Business Graduation.

Here is a photo of Natasha with her peers when they attended a “SAC 2020 Workshop” (they had to attend a workshop as part of the selection process to be on the committee of the Club).  She is in the centre of the front row.

 

Jonathan Phan’s Update (ECEF Scholar 2016)
Click here to read more about Jonathan’s past story.

2019 Update #1:

JONATHAN WILL GRADUATE WITH FIRST CLASS HONOURS!

As a follow-up to our recent posting, Jonathan Phan, our Elena Cooke Education Fund scholar at Universiti Sains Malaysia in Penang, has informed us that he has received his final exam results and he will graduate with First Class Honours in his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (English for Professionals) degree. Our heartiest CONGRATULATIONS to Jonathan! This will be our second ECEF scholar to achieve First Class Honours.

Glenna Tan’s Update (ECEF Scholar 2017)
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2019 Update #1:

Glenna, one of our 2017 Elena Cooke Education Fund scholars and doing Forensic Science in UKM, has been actively engaging in basketball tournaments. She represented her faculty in the Inter-Faculty Basketball Tournament and represented UKM in the University Basketball League (being the captain of UKM’s women’s basketball team).

In addition, she was one of the facilitators for exchange students who visited UKM under the AIESEC student exchange program in UKM this year (AIESEC is a non-governmental not-for-profit organisation for youth in consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council).

 

Here are photos of Glenna in connection with her abovementioned activities.

 

 

 

 

 

Glenna Tan’s Update (ECEF Scholar 2017)
Click here  to read more about Glenna’s past story.

2019 Update #1:

Glenna, one of our 2017 Elena Cooke Education Fund scholars and doing Forensic Science in UKM, has been actively engaging in basketball tournaments.  She represented her faculty in the Inter-Faculty Basketball Tournament and represented UKM in the University Basketball League (being the captain of UKM’s women’s basketball team).

In addition, she was one of the facilitators for exchange students who visited UKM under the AIESEC student exchange program in UKM this year (AIESEC is a non-governmental not-for-profit organisation for youth in consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council).

 

Here are photos of Glenna in connection with her abovementioned activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goh Sing Joy’s Update (ECEF Scholar 2019)
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2019 Update #1:

One of our 2019 Elena Cooke Education Fund scholars, Goh Sing Joy, is pursuing her diploma in Information Technology in TAR University College.  She lives at home in Ara Damansara and takes public transport all the way to TAR UC in Setapak.  One of her co-curricular activities in college is netball which she enjoys playing at least once a week.  Here is a photo of Sing Joy (in glasses) with a friend after their netball workout.

 

 

 

Tan Yu Ying’s Update (ECEF Scholar 2019)
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Update #1 (2019):

Tan Yu Ying, from Yong Peng in Johor, started her degree course in Engineering in Universiti Putra Malaysia in September.  She told us she has already made many friends and is enjoying university life.  Her course involves many projects and she has to use her laptop to access the educational materials which are posted online.  Take a look at Yu Ying with her new-found friends (she is in the back row, second from left).

 

 

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