OR­PHANS RE­CEIVE

MB pays trib­ute to 2 teach­ers killed in re­cent road ac­ci­dent

New Straits Times - - News -

ADRIAN DAVID

KUALA TERENG­GANU news@nst.com.my

TEARS flowed freely as four or­phans of a schoolteacher cou­ple killed in a road ac­ci­dent re­ceived a post­hu­mous prize for their par­ents’ con­tri­bu­tions.

Tereng­ganu Men­teri Be­sar Datuk Seri Ah­mad Razif Ab­dul Rah­man paid trib­ute to the ser­vices of teach­ers Noor Amalia Noorzan, 34, and her hus­band, Badrul Hisyam Omar, 41.

The duo were posthu­mously awarded the “Education Di­rec­tor’s Spe­cial Award” dur­ing Teach­ers Day cel­e­bra­tion at the state in­door sta­dium in Gong Badak, Kuala Nerus.

“This award is to re­mem­ber the sac­ri­fices and con­tri­bu­tions of teach­ers like them for their ded­i­ca­tion to ed­u­ca­tional ex­cel­lence.

“They were role mod­els who played a cru­cial part in im­part­ing knowl­edge to chil­dren.”

Noor Amalia and Badrul Hisyam were killed when the ve­hi­cle that Noor Amalia was driv­ing col­lided head-on with another ve­hi­cle com­ing from the op­po­site di­rec­tion at Km41 Jalan Kuala Tereng­ganu-Kuan­tan in Marang on April 22.

Their four chil­dren — Dar­wish, 4, Diyani, 7, Dan­ish, 11, and Damis,

PIC BY ADRIAN DAVID

Men­teri Be­sar Datuk Seri Ah­mad Razif Ab­dul Rah­man with the chil­dren of Noor Amalia Noorzan and Badrul Hisyam Omar at the Teach­ers Day cel­e­bra­tion in Gong Badak, Kuala Nerus, re­cently.

(In­set) The chil­dren and their late par­ents dur­ing hap­pier times.

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