A dream to help others with learning difficulties, 16-year-old Benecia Tang already has the years ahead all planned out

Benecia Tang with her dad Vincent, an engineer, and mum Emily, a teacher. The Crescent Girls' School girl has dyslexia and hopes to set up a social enterprise for children with learning difficulties one day.
Benecia Tang with her dad Vincent, an engineer, and mum Emily, a teacher. The Crescent Girls' School girl has dyslexia and hopes to set up a social enterprise for children with learning difficulties one day.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

She collected her O-level results only yesterday, but 16-year-old Benecia Tang already has the years ahead all planned out.

Prior to receiving her results, the Crescent Girls' School student had secured a place in Singapore Polytechnic's (SP) School of Business through the Early Admissions Exercise (EAE).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 15, 2019, with the headline 'A dream to help others with learning difficulties'. Print Edition | Subscribe