The recipients of this year’s President’s Education Award were honored by President Tsai Ing-wen during an award ceremony held at the Presidential Office this past Friday.
During the award ceremony, President Tsai Ing-wen commended the outstanding achievements of the 56 recipients of this year’s President’s Education Award.
The award is set to honor students who have made outstanding achievement in a particular field, or those who have shown exemplary character in facing great challenges. In the last 18 years, a total of 1,053 students have received the award.
Tsai highlighted the achievements of some of the recipients at the award ceremony. They include Ko Hung-yu, an award-winning young poet who suffers from cerebral palsy, Ko Yu-long, an e-game competitor from New Taipei City who takes care of his single mother, and Lin Chia-ching, a roller skating champion from Taoyuan City.
Tsai also expressed gratitude towards the students’ parents and teachers. She said their support has been crucial in enabling these young people to develop their talents.