2015 National Young Leader Award Winner

Halogen Website 2016 Images - NYLA 2015 Winner Hay Choon Leong


Congratulations to the winner of the 2015 National Young Leader Award, Hay Choon Leong, 19 years old, ITE College Central Year 2 .


Choon Leong is the President of the Library Club at ITE College Central. His cheerful and positive can-do attitude is what makes him stand out as a leader. Despite having to sell dumplings part-time to earn his own keep, he ensure, that his studies are not neglected and was even awarded the Top Student Award in 2013. To many, selling dumplings may not be the most glorious tale to tell but to Choon Leong, he is proud of it and would even promote his stall to his peers. His mantra is “Take every opportunity as the last one, and believe that the opportunity will bring you far, and that you can do it!”


To hear more about Choon Leong’s story, watch his video here: