SSH Awards 2016 – Event recap

27 August 2016  •  6 mins read

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In the year 2016, the Award’s third consecutive year, the ceremony was held at the Shangri-La Hotel on 27 August 2016. The guest-of-honour for 2016 was Mr. Ong Ye Kung, acting Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) and Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Defence. The Award was presented across specific social and community categories in which candidates have made significant contributions.

Event Detail

SINGAPORE SILENT HEROES AWARD NIGHT 2016
GUEST OF HONOUR:
  Mr. Ong Ye Kung

Acting Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) and
Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Defence
VENUE:  Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore
EVENT:  27th AUGUST 2016

Each year the Award committee will set up the categories and the set of criteria for suitable qualifying candidates to fulfil. The Award ceremony for 2016 was open to both individuals, and also to organisations across most categories. 

The awards were first launched in 2014. Since then, the awards ceremony has traditionally been hosted at the Shangri-La Hotel, in the last week of August. The guest-of-honour at the inaugural awards ceremony in 2014 was Ms Indranee Rajah, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Finance & Ministry of Law.

In 2015, the awards ceremony was held at the Island Ballroom of Shangri-La Hotel in Aug. The guest of honour who presented the awards to winners was Mr.Zainul Abidin Rasheed, former senior minister of state. Each category has a set of criteria that candidates are required to have fulfilled. The awards are open to both individuals, and also to organisations across multiple categories.

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Our 2016 Silent Heroes

Josiah Ng
Youth Category Winner
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Gurusamy Intrany
Pioneers category Winner
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Jeyamany Overithi
Pioneers category Winner
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Bringing Love to Every Single Soul – BLESS
Youth- Institutional Category Winner
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The Restroom Association Singapore
Environmental Category Winner, Organisation
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Josiah Ng
Youth Category Winner
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Gurusamy Intrany
Pioneers category Winner
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Jeyamany Overithi
Pioneers category Winner
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Bringing Love to Every Single Soul – BLESS
Youth- Institutional Category Winner
Read Story
The Restroom Association Singapore
Environmental Category Winner, Organisation
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The judges for 2016’s awards 

• Ms Tina Hung (Deputy CEO-NCSS)

• Mr David Gerald (President & CEO-SIAS)

• Ms Karen Chang ( Senior Vice Dean & Group Director – Duke-NUS Medical School)

• Dr Mohamed Nawab (Assistant Professor-RSIS & NTU)

Click here to learn more about 2016’s categories

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