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No tuition for spelling contest champion Nicole Lim

Published on May 11, 2014 1:20 PM
 
Winner of this year's RHB-The Straits Times National Spelling Championship, Primary 5 pupil Nicole Lim is an avid reader. With her are her parents, Madam Dawn Ho and Mr Lim Chee Koon, and younger brother Ryan. -- ST PHOTO: MATTHIAS HO

Nicole Lim, winner of this year's RHB-The Straits Times National Spelling Championship, has never had a day of tuition in her life.

This has not stopped the 11-year-old Singapore Chinese Girls' School pupil from making it into the top class of her Primary 5 cohort.

She says: "I hear of cases where people have tuition but not enough time to complete their tuition homework."

However, she will not rule out turning to tuition if her results fall below the targets she sets herself.

 
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