The Speech Day (known as Majlis Anugerah Cermerlang these days) was held at the VI Hall (known as Dewan Warisan these days) on April 19, 2014. The guest of honour was Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz (Victorian 1961-1962). A whole host of students, parents, teachers and guests including old boys were gathered on a beautiful Saturday morning to welcome Tan Sri Rafidah to VI once again.
Tan Sri Rafidah looked resplendent in her all blue outfit (carefully chosen, I am sure) and was immediately ushered to be welcome officially to VI by inspecting the school cadet Guard of Honour and with the VICC band playing the welcome theme in the background.
In her speech which was delivered in the trademark “straight-talking-no-nonsense” style, she reminded students to do their best not just in the academia but also to become an all round achiever. Parents were also told to not leave the education of their children to the teachers and all should take an active part in educating the child. Teachers were told to do their best and ensure that discipline be maintained at all times. Values were important and must be impressed upon the students when they are still young.
Awards were then presented to the best performers in various categories and shining examples were 3 students, namely Yow Chun Hong (Best Performance STPM); Muhammad Rizwan Bin Annuar (Best All-Round Performance) and Muhammad Masrur Bin Mohd Jamil (Best Student – Special Programme)
Tokens of appreciation were also presented to teachers who ensured VI made the most remarkable improvement to the overall school grades.
The event ended with 2 performances from a Victorian balladeer and the VICC Band and a rendition of the school song entirely in Bahasa Malaysia.
Thank you Tan Sri Rafidah for making it a memorable Speech Day!