Student who aced exams believes in paying it forward

Ms Tea Pei Qi, who will be graduating with a diploma in multimedia and infocomm technology from Nanyang Polytechnic, intends to read computer science in a local university. PHOTO: TEA PEI QI
Ms Tea Pei Qi, who will be graduating with a diploma in multimedia and infocomm technology from Nanyang Polytechnic, intends to read computer science in a local university. PHOTO: TEA PEI QI

She scored three points in her O-level exams and could have gotten into almost any school she wanted.

But being a "hands-on" person, Ms Tea Pei Qi chose to take up a diploma in multimedia and infocomm technology at Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 27, 2020, with the headline 'Student who aced exams believes in paying it forward'. Subscribe