Raffles Institution cash award helps brothers pay for transport, meals

Raffles Institution year one student Joash Lim (right), and his younger brother Joarim, a Primary 5 student at St. Hilda's Primary School, have both received the Raffles Scholarship.
Raffles Institution year one student Joash Lim (right), and his younger brother Joarim, a Primary 5 student at St. Hilda's Primary School, have both received the Raffles Scholarship.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

Setting foot in Raffles Institution (RI) at the start of this year, Year 1 student Joash Lim was amazed at the sheer size of the Bishan campus.

"Before I came, I thought RI was a big school. When I joined, I realised it's even bigger and there are more facilities than I thought," said the 13-year-old.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 10, 2019, with the headline 'Cash award helps brothers pay for transport, meals'. Print Edition | Subscribe