JCIKK launches TOYPS

JCI KK launches Outstanding Young Person Sabah Award

The Outstanding Young Person of Sabah (TOYPS) is an award organised by the JCI Kota Kinabalu to recognize young Sabahan and Malaysian individuals in Sabah who have dedicated themselves to the progress or welfare of the community at large. There are many young Sabahan and Malaysian individuals that have excelled in their field of profession, practice and endeavour. Some are known by the public but some have excelled in obscurity making them unsung heroes of their field. TOYPS, organised by JCI KK, main objective is to recognize both these individuals.

Objective no 1

To accord recognition to young Sabahan and Malaysian individuals in Sabah whose dedication to their profession or life undertakings have resulted to the progress or welfare of the community (Sabah, Malaysia and the World) and the advancement of their respective field(s).

Objective no 2

To create public awareness and give recognition to outstanding achievements, thereby inspiring young Malaysians to greater heights with selfless dedication for the development of the community.

Objective no 3

To promote a variety of industries in Sabah with the goal of contributing towards national development and growth.

The Categories

In our pursuit to recognize these individuals, TOYPS adopts ten (10) categories:

             Business, Economic or Entrepreneurial accomplishment

             Political, legal and government affairs

             Academic leadership and accomplishment

             Cultural achievement

             Moral and religious leadership

             Contribution to children, world peace, nature or human rights

             Humanitarian and Voluntary Services

             Scientific and Technological Development

             Personal Improvement and Sports Accomplishment

             Medical Innovation

For further description of these categories please visit us at http://jcikk.org/toyps/

There are many individuals who excelled that we have no knowledge of and thus, we rely on public feedback. We require your help in locating these individuals. Our endeavour to recognize these achievements will not be realized unless you help us to do so. You will not only do these individuals, Sabah and Malaysia a favour by nominating them but also exercise your social responsibility towards your community. Please visit http://jcikk.org/toyps/ to download nomination forms. Only young individuals between the age of 15 and 40 should be nominated.

All nominations will be scrutinized by a team of prominent and diverse judges that will be announced soon.

The winner of the TOYPS award will be honoured and nominated for The Outstanding Young Malaysian (TOYM) Award.

For more information please visit our website at www.jcikk.org or contact JCI KK. Below are contact numbers and email addresses of TOYPS team members if you wish to speak to us.

Vitalis Ronald       010 987 8468

Ng Tze Ek                             016 847 4011

Victoria Su                           016 805 5121

Wendy Chan                      017 309 0525

Submission of nominations forms must reach us by 31 July 2016 with a fee of RM200. The results of the nomination will be announced in the TOYPS Awards and Gala Night on  September 2016.

For more information of TOYPS and Junior Chamber International please visit us at http://jcikk.org/toyps/

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