Gina Yuen Ching-wan, 18, Upper Six, Diocesan Girls' School Exam Results: 10 As in HKCEE. School Posts: Assistant head girl (1999-2000); house captain (1999-2001). Community Services: Committee member of Hong Kong Science Talent Society; volunteer at Queen Elizabeth Hospital (1999- 2000). Scholarships and Awards: Government scholarship (1999- 2001); Supremetech Engineering scholarship (1999-2000); Class of 1978 scholarship (1999-2000); Chung Ching scholarship (1999); Standard Chartered Bank cash award to HKCEE top students (1999); DOGA (Vancouver) scholarship (1999-2000); DOGA scholarship (1996-1998); PTA scholarship (1994-1996); Yau Tsim Mong Outstanding Student (1999-2000); Rensselaer Medal for outstanding achievements in science and mathematics (1999- 2000); Charles Frankland Moore Award (1999-2000); Seventh China Youth Science Talents Award; Wu Chien Shiung Science Camp 2000; Asian Pacific Economic Co-operation Youth and Science Festival and young scientists investigation report competition (2000 and 1998, Meritorious Award); first runner- up in Chinese Book Report Competition organised by RTHK (1997); Grade Eight piano with distinction (1999); slogan com petition by Yau Tsim Mong district school liaison committee (1997); Slogan competition by Community Youth Club; Certificate of Appreciation from Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association. (1999-2000). Interests: Playing piano, badminton and table tennis; cycling, camping, programming and solving puzzles. Ambitions: To serve Hong Kong in the fields of science and engineering. Others: Chairman of the mathematics club (1999-2000); vice- chairman of the science club (1999-2000); treasurer of the Youth Fellowship (1999-2000). Stephanie Lau Hiu-yan, 17, Diocesan Girls' School. Exam Results: Eight As in HKCEE. School Posts: Head girl; house captain; chairman of computer club; vice-chairman of photography club; vice-chairman of science club; external secretary of Hong Kong Union for Young Leaders; external secretary of astronomy club; IT head for school magazine team. Community services: Member of Chinese YMCA; organiser of Social Service Project 2001 for Hong Kong Union for Young Leaders; assistant for weekly services at United Christian Hospital Scholarships and awards: Cecilia Chan Scholarship (2000- 01); Thinkquest Internet Challenge Scholarship (1999-2000); Rensselaer Medal for outstanding achievements in science and mathematics (2000-01); SCMP Student Programmer of the Year finalist (2000); Most Outstanding IT Student of the Year finalist, HSBC Hong Kong Schools IT Festival (1999-2000). Interests: Photography, travelling, hiking, music, computers and cooking. Ambitions: To study medicine, work for Medecins Sans Frontieres and get surgical training in Hong Kong. Others: Grade Seven in piano; Grade Six in violin; Grade Five in oboe, guitar, recorder and music theory; member of school symphony orchestra and school choir. Iu Pui-leung, 18, Form Six, St Joseph's College. Exam Results: Nine As in HKCEE. School Posts: Head prefect; secretary of value education and academic promotion team; president of Young Writers' Club; vice-president of Hong Kong Award for Young People; executive committee member of students' union; internal secretary of athletic committee; exec utive committee member of joint-school leadership training camp 99; cheering team leader; school computer team competitor; captain of school maths team and debating team. Community services: Volunteer for Queen Mary Hospital, World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong, Greenpeace China, and Green Power. Scholarships and awards: Sir Edward Youde Memorial Prize (1999-2000); Hoi Wah Foundation Scholarship (2000-01); Woo Hay Tong Scholarship (1997-99); Hong Kong 10 Most Outstanding Students Award (1999-2000); Hong Kong Award for Young People (1998-99). Interests: Reading, athletics, computer programming and doing research. Ambitions: To become a computer programmer. Others: Bronze in inter-class 4 x 100 metre relay, overall individual champion in school athletic meet; member of Hong Kong Outstanding Students Association and House of High Achievers. Leon Ho Lai-on, 17, Form Six, Wah Yan College. Exams Results: Nine As in HKCEE. School Posts: Student Association president; sports association internal secretary; chess club promotion manager; member of the graduates' club. Community Services: Member of the Union for Young Leaders; member of Outstanding Students Association; treasurer of House of High Achievers; Member of joint interact council. Scholarships and Awards: First- in-form school award (1990-2000); HKCEE subject prizes (Chinese, English, physics, chemistry, principles of accounts and religious studies 1999-2000); school Student of the Year (2000-2001); Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1999-2000); Outstanding Librarian (1999-2000). Interests: Surfing the Internet; reading; playing football. Ambitions: To teach and do research at local universities; act as a consultant for government and private companies. Others: Third speaker/senior member of school Chinese debating team (1997-2001); third speaker/co-ordinator of school English debating team (1998- 2001); member of school Scrabble team (1996-2000); member of school mathematics Olympiad team (1998-2000); member of Nanjing-Shanghai cultural exchange group (2000-2001). Cora Chan Sau-wai, 18, Form Six, St Paul's Convent School. Exam Results: Eight As in HKCEE School Posts: Head prefect; president of drama club; internal secretary of Voluntary Service Group; vice-president of English club; member of school choir and English debating team; English editor for school magazine; English reporter for Newsletter ; production director of school musical. Community Services: Hygiene ambassa dor for Provisional Urban Council; youth ambassador for Hong Kong Confederation of Youth Groups; delegate for Global Young Leaders Conference; student health ambassador for Central Health Education Unit; volunteer for Save the Children Fund, St James' Settlement and Oxfam Hong Kong. Scholarships and Awards: Paulinian Scholarships (1997-1999); Futurekids Computer Scholarship (1997); second runner-up in Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival - Prose Reading (1999); finalist in SCMP Student Linguist of the Year (1998). Interests: Swimming, ice-skating, golf, speech, drama, reading, writing, debating, cultural and linguistic studies, learning French and Japanese, psychology and surfing the Net. Ambitions: To study law and social science and contribute to Hong Kong and China's political and economic development. Others: Grade Eight in piano; member of Chinese Orchestra, Yangqing Section.