Athletics: Leg-up for Singapore Sports School jumper Tertius Zhuo

Track and field gave Tertius Zhuo an avenue to build his confidence. He is grateful for the scholarship as it partly eases his single father's expenses in raising four children.
Track and field gave Tertius Zhuo an avenue to build his confidence. He is grateful for the scholarship as it partly eases his single father's expenses in raising four children.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

Sports School student among 269 recipients of the SOF-Peter Lim Scholarship this year

When Tertius Zhuo was in primary school, his classmates used to tease him because he was slow at learning.

"I couldn't read... and discovered later that I was dyslexic. I felt sad and embarrassed when my friends teased me," he said.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 02, 2018, with the headline 'Leg-up for jumper tertius'. Print Edition | Subscribe