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Theresian Awards

Academic Awards for Sec 4 Exp / 4 N(T) / 5 N(A)


Theresian Shield Award


This award recognises the student who has demonstrated all the 4 Theresian values of Love, Truth, Justice and Freedom in her pursuit of all round excellence. She must have:


• as an exemplary learner and leader, demonstrated competency in the learner and

leader traits of the Portrait of the Theresian Girl;

• achieved aggregate L1R5 ≤ 8 points (4Exp) or ELMAB3 ≤ 7 points [4N(A)] or at least

2 As & 1 B (4NT)], in addition to emergin g top in the respective GCE examinations;

• awarded the CCA Colours Award.


Valedictorian Award (Valedictorian awardee will also receive Principal’s Award)


This award recognises the student who has demonstrated all the 4 Theresian values of Love, Truth, Justice and Freedom in her pursuit of academic excellence. She must have:


• as an exemplary learner and leader, demonstrated competency in the learner and leader

traits of the Portrait of the Theresian Girl;

• achieved at least 7 A1s in the GCE ‘O’ Level Examination.


Principal’s Award


This award recognises the student who has demonstrated all the 4 Theresian values of Love, Truth, Justice and Freedom in her pursuit of academic excellence. She must have:


as an exemplary learner and leader, demonstrated competency in the learner and leader

traits of the Portrait of the Theresian Girl;

• achieved aggregate L1R5 ≤ 8 points (4Exp) or ELMAB3 ≤ 7 points [4N(A)] or at least

2 As &1B (4NT), in addition to emerging top in the respective GCE examinations.


Academic Awards for All Levels


Theresian Rosebud Award


This award recognises students who have demonstrated the Theresian values of Love, Truth, Justice and Freedom in her academic pursuit. She must have shown improvement in at least 5 subjects.


Selection Process

Selection is done at the end of Semester 1 after the mid-year examination.

Eligibility Criteria:


1. Nominees should have displayed the Theresian values of Love and Truth in their

academic pursuits.

2. They should have shown improvement in results (CA1 vs SA1) in at least 5 subjects

in Semester 1. 

3. They should have demonstrated at least two of the following ‘learner’ learning

outcomes of the Theresian Portrait:

• Self-directed

• Resilient

• Participates / Contributes actively during lessons


Service Awards for Sec 4Exp / 4NT / 5NA


Life of Service - Father Barre Award for Student


This award recognises the Theresian Student Leader who has demonstrated all the

4 Theresian values of Love, Truth, Justice and Freedom in her pursuit to be a person for God and for others. She must have:


• as a Theresian Student Leader, led at least one self-initiated project for the

betterment of community;

• as an exemplary learner and leader, demonstrated competency in the learner

and leader traits of the Portrait of the Theresian Girl;


Excellence in Leadership Award


This award for excellence in Leadership recognises Theresian Student Leaders who

have demonstrated all the 4 Theresian values of Love, Truth, Justice and Freedom in

her pursuit to be a person for God and for others. She must have:


• as a Theresian Student Leader, completed at least 2 Student Leadership Programme

modules and facilitated as a leader in at least one;

• as an exemplary learner and leader, demonstrated competency in the learner and

leader traits of the Portrait of the Theresian Girl.


Excellence in Sports - Annabel Pennefather Award


This award for excellence in Sports recognises the student who has demonstrated all the 4 Theresian values of Love, Truth, Justice and Freedom particularly in the arena of Sports. She must have:


• participated in inter-school sports or Inter-class games;

• attained Gold award in NAPFA;

• been awarded the Zone Colours;

• represented 1 sport at state level;

• demonstrated competency in both the learner and leader traits of the Portrait of the Theresian Girl.


Excellence in Hockey - Melanie Martens Award

(The student may also be eligible for Annabel Pennefather Award)

This award for excellence in Hockey recognises the student who has demonstrated all the 4 Theresian values of Love, Truth, Justice and Freedom particularly in the arena of HockeyShe must have:


• represented school in Hockey at zonal or national level

• represented National Schools’ Hockey Team

• demonstrated competency in the learner and leader traits of the Portrait of the

Theresian Girl.


CCA Colours Award


This award for outstanding contribution in CCA recognises students who have

demonstrated all the 4 Theresian values of Love, Truth, Justice and Freedom particularly in the arena of CCAs. Recipients must have:


• demonstrated competency in the learner and leader traits of the Portrait of the

Theresian Girl.


AND achieved at least one of these

• represented National Schools;

• high level of achievement in National Schools’ Competition

- Top 4 position at zone level (Team)

- Played at the Finals (Individual) or

- Attained at least a Silver award at SYF Central Judging

• high standard of performance / rank

e.g. Staff Sergeant, Drum Major, President of CCA group, Achieved Gold Badge etc.


Service Awards for All Levels


Theresian Heart Award

This award recognises students who work with others for the promotion of truth, justice, freedom and love. She demonstrates the Theresian values of Love, Truth, Justice and Freedom.


Selection Process

Selection is done twice a year, near the end of each Semester.

Eligibility Criteria

Nominees should have displayed the Theresian Values of Justice and Freedom.

• They should have demonstrated at least one of the following ‘leader’ learning outcomes in the Portrait of the Theresian Girl – an active contributor or a concerned citizen modelling a sense of belonging to class, school or country.


‘Light on the Hill’ Award


This termly award recognises the Theresian who has, in her little ways, been a light to others. It is an award that catches the student doing right in her daily interactions with others.


Selection Process

Selection is done once a term by the Form teacher who will be present on stage to present a short citation for his/her awardee.