Growing into leadership roles

Weng Yean & Justin, captains with similar experiences despite different ages, sports

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They may play different sports in different divisions of the Schools National Games, but Kan Weng Yean and Justin Hui have much in common in their experiences as captains of their schools' respective sports teams.

For 14-year-old Weng Yean, he had to display ice-cool composure as captain of the Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) C Division squash team at last year's Schools National boys' final but, more importantly, he learnt the importance of teamwork and camaraderie.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 10, 2018, with the headline 'Growing into leadership roles'. Print Edition | Subscribe