Norhamizah a bea­con of true grit

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

GE­ORGE TOWN: Be­ing con­fined to a wheel­chair since she was a tod­dler did not stop Norhamizah Idros, 23, from achiev­ing her dream of a univer­sity de­gree.

It will be­come a re­al­ity this week dur­ing USM’s 54th con­vo­ca­tion cer­e­mony when she receives her de­gree for grad­u­at­ing with a Bach­e­lor in Elec­tron­ics.

She is also due to re­ceive the USM ViceChan­cel­lor Gold Medal award (dis­abled per­son cat­e­gory) from USM ViceChan­cel­lor Datuk Pro­fes­sor Asma Is­mail.

“My dis­abil­i­ties are no rea­son for me not to work hard, I have never given up on my quest to be the best in what­ever I un­der­take,” she said at a press con­fer­ence yes­ter­day at USM.

Another Chan­cel­lor Gold Medal re­cip­i­ent Lime Yen Ruen, 22, who will grad­u­ate with a Bach­e­lor in Elec­tric and Elec­tron­ics said the se­cret to his suc­cess is proper time man­age­ment.

He now works as an en­gi­neer with a multi­na­tional cor­po­ra­tion. – by Im­ran Hilmy

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