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MC Script

[2:15 pm]

Eloise: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to Chestnut Drive Secondary School. Thank
you for gracing our schools 2 Students Leaders Investiture. My name is Eloise
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Fatullah: and I am Fatullah. We would be your MCs for this afternoons ceremony. Todays program
sequence is reflected in the program sheet. If you do not have a copy of the program sheet, you can
raise your hands and our Peer Support Leaders will hand you a copy. [pause to allow PSLs to give
copies to guests who do not have program sheet]

During the ceremony, we would request the audience to stand when the Guest of Honour arrives and at
the singing of the School song.

Eloise: The ceremony would be starting shortly. We would appreciate it if you could kindly switch
your mobile phones to silent mode. Thank you.

[2:25 pm]

[Diyanah signals NCC contingent commander to get ready. Diyanah signals to MCs that Guard of
Honour is ready.]

Fatullah: Ladies and Gentlemen, please join our hands together to welcome our Guard of Honour, the
NCC contingent.

[NCC contingent marches in. Stand in position. Commander to bring contingent at-ease]

[Ashwini waits for GOH at foyer and escorts him up to the hall entrance when he arrives.]

[2:30 pm]

[Diyanah signals to MCs that GOH has arrived. Student Councilors and Student Leaders are ready to
enter hall]

Eloise: Ladies and Gentlemen, may I present to you, our Student Councilors and Student Leaders.

[NCC Contingent commander brings contingent at attention. AVA plays grand entrance music. Sec 1
Student Councilor enters the school hall when they hear the music.]

Our Secondary 1 and 2 junior Student Councilors. [pause]

Our Secondary 3 and 4 senior Student Councilors. [pause]

Our Student Leaders from the Uniform Groups and Band. [pause]

The Excos and Vice Presidents of our Student Council. [pause]


[Student Councilors and Student Leaders will walk up to the stage steps]

The Presidents of our Student Council.

[Music stops. Presidents will wait at the top of the Guard of Honour to welcome GOH]

[small pause]

Fatullah: Ladies and Gentlemen, please stand and let us welcome our Guest-of-Honour, Mr. Tony
Wong - Jensen.

[NCC Contingent commander gives command for Contingent to salute. SC Presidents to guide GOH, P
and VP to their seats. NCC contingent commander gives command to ease salute.]

Fatullah: Ladies and Gentlemen, please remain standing for our school song.

[Flag bearer marches to centre of aisle, hoists up the school flag. Commander gives command for all to
stand at-attention. AVA plays the school song. School song ended.]

Fatullah: Please be seated.

[NCC will march out once the audience has seated. Contingent commander gives command for
Contingent to dismiss from hall. Student Leaders on stage will disperse orderly to their seats.]

Eloise: A very good afternoon and may I extend a warm welcome to our Guest-of-Honour, Mr. Tony
Wong - Jensen, our Principal, Mr. Teoh Teik Hoe, our Vice Principal, Mr. Mohammad Nasim,
distinguished guests and everyone present. We want to thank you for being here to celebrate this
occasion together with us.

Today we celebrate the investiture of our new Student Councilors. We would also like to thank our
graduating student leaders in the Student Council, Uniform Groups and Band for their contributions to
the school.

Fatullah: The theme of todays ceremony is Thinker Inspirer Servant. This is also the motto of our
schools Student Council. The student leaders of our school aspire to develop these qualities in our
lives. You would hear more about this from our Student Council Presidents later.

It is now my pleasure to call upon our Guest-of-Honour, Mr. Tony Wong - Jensen, up on stage to
deliver his speech. [Ashwini and Diyanah escort GOH on stage. They advice GOH that he is requested
to stay on stage to present certificates to the graduating school leaders after his speech. They stand
behind stage while GOH is delivering his speech.]

Eloise: Thank you, Mr. Wong. We would now invite Mr. Wong to give away certificates of appreciation
to our graduating senior NCOs of the Uniform Groups and Band. These students have served well and
are held in high regards as leaders in their respective CCA groups.

[Faye to prepare Senior NCOs to go on-stage]


Fatullah: From the National Police Cadet Corp,
1. Staff Sergeant (SSG) Sharran S/O Rajendran, also awarded the Best Cadet (boys)
2. SSG Liana Nadhirah Bte Saheid, also awarded the Best Cadet (girls)
3. SSG Alif Zulfikaar B Kamsani
4. SSG Jason Gan Zhi Hui
5. SSG Yschelle Lim Yi Xiu
6. SSG Tan Lin He Anderson

Eloise: From the Saint John Ambulance Brigade,


1. SSG Koh Zhao Schwen Shane
2. SSG Pang King Yiu
3. SSG Tan Si Hui Emmeline

Fatullah: From the Concert Band,


1. Band Major Muhammad Farid B Jumadi
2. Drum Major Nurul Asyiqin Bte Ismail

Eloise: From the National Cadet Corp,


1. Master Sergeant Neo Ling Sheng
2. SSG Jagdevan Singh
3. SSG Dinesh Kumar S/O Paramasivan
4. SSG Mohamad Noh B Jaffar
5. SSG Muhammad Haikal Radzuan B R
6. SSG Paramasivam S/O Annamalay

[Graduating Senior NCOs to take picture with GOH at steps of stage]

Thank you Mr. Wong for giving away the certificates.

[Diyanah escorts GOH back to seat. GOH seated. Senior NCOs to return to their seats.]

Fatullah: The Student Council has undergone major changes in the last 2 years. The current retiring
batch of graduating Student Council leaders was instrumental in implementing many changes. Now, let
us sit back and enjoy a video that they have put together to share with us their journey. After the video,
the out-going President of the Student Council, Ms Ashwini will present her speech.

[AVA to play video. After video, Ashwini walks to podium to deliver her speech. After speech, move
quickly to seat.]

Eloise: Thank you, Ashwini. I would now invite our Vice Principal, Mr. Mohamad Nasim to come on
stage to present the certificates of appreciation to our out-going Student Councilors.

Mr. Nasim, please.

[Diyanah escorts Mr. Nasim on-stage. Faye prepares graduating students to go on-stage.]
Eloise: Presenting to you, our graduating student councilors
1. M Sahesh
2. Burgos Gabriel Robert Manalo
3. Ex-co member, Nur Syahirah Bte Syed Ibrahim
4. Ex-co member, Rachel Goon Bao Xian
5. Vice President, Liana Nadhirah Bte Saheid
6. Vice President, Quah Kok Kiong
7. Vice President, Sinn Chansereyroth
8. President Ashwini D/O Balachandran

[Graduating Student Councilors to take picture with Mr. Nasim at the steps of the stage]

Thank you, Mr. Nasim.

[Diyanah escorts Mr. Nasim back to seat and then move to backstage. Vice President designates to
move to backstage. All graduating Student Councilors to return to their seats except the Vice Presidents
and President who remain on-stage.]

Fatullah: We would now invite the out-going and in-coming Vice Presidents to come on stage for a
simple handover ceremony.

Liana Nadhirah Bte Saheid, Vice President and Head of Voice of CDians will now hand over her
appointment to Faye Tan Yong Heng.

Quah Kok Kiong, Vice President and Head of Daily Operations will now hand over her appointment to
Charmaine Ng Sum May.

Sinn Chansereyroth, Vice President and Head of Peer Support Leaders will now hand over her
appointment to Jesslyn Trixie Ogmund.

[Vice President swapped blazers, held in hand]

Eloise: We would now invite the outgoing and in-coming Presidents to move to the front of the stage
for a simple handover ceremony.

Ashwini D/O Balachandran, President of Student Council will now hand over her appointment to Nurul
Diyanah Bte Anbar.

[All Presidents and Vice Presidents to move to the front of stage for photo taking. All to return to their
seats.]

Thank you, Presidents and Vice Presidents.

Fatullah: Ladies and Gentlemen, we are coming to the most exciting part of our ceremony, the
investiture of our junior Student Councilors. These Student Councilors have been stringently selected
and trained. They have passed their training and are now conferred the Student Councilor badge.
Eloise: We would start off with the Secondary 1 Student Councilors. They are,
1. Caselyn Tan Jing Wen
2. Raja Syarah Addlina
3. Tan Quni Jeanie
4. Pavithradevi
5. Nurazreen
6. Muhd Azry Khairy

[While the Secondary 1 student councilors are moving up on-stage, R7 prepares their parents to go on-
stage]

I would now like to invite their parents to come on-stage to pin the Student Council badge on their
childs uniform.

[R7 invites parents back to their seats when they have pinned the badges.]

Lets give a round of applause for the Secondary 1 Student Councilors.

[Secondary 1 SCs move to back of stage]

Fatullah: We would now invite the Secondary 2 Students Councilors on stage. They are,

1. Chartel Manipula Andres


2. Eloise Arellano Borbon
3. Gayathri D/O Vijaya Kumar
4. Samantha Chuan Wei Yee
5. Sheryl Goh Yi Fen
6. Jeselle Anne P Egipto
7. Aaron Hogan
8. Mikhail Hud B Halil
9. Nur Sabrina Bte Roslan
10. Danial Zuhaily B Zulkafie
11. Larry Tan Wei Jie
12. Siti Riana
13. Ummi Nur Haida
14. Abdul Muttaqin B Rahmad

[While the Secondary 2 student councilors are moving up on-stage, R7 prepares their parents to go on-
stage]

I would like to invite the parents of these Secondary 2 Student Councilors to come on stage to pin the
Student Council badge on their childs uniform.

[R7 invites parents back to their seats when they have pinned the badges.]

Lets put our hands together for the Secondary 2 Student Councilors.
[Secondary 2 SCs move to back of stage, in-front of Secondary 1 SCs]

Eloise: Most of our Secondary 3 student councilors are experienced student leaders. I would now invite
my Senior Student Councilors on-stage. They are:

Ahmad Haziq Khalid B Ahmad F


Benjamin Tan Kai Xin
Lee Ka Xin
Muhammad Fatullah B Amanullah
Stetsyuk Kirill
Vigneswaran S/O Balachandran
Latchiya Prhiyan A/L Chandran
Mohammad Nahar B Hassan
Jacinda Wang
Jovin Diong XinYi
Muhammad Sholihin B Salman
Rusydi

[While the Secondary 3 student councilors are moving up on-stage, R7 prepares their parents to go on-
stage]

I would like to invite the parents of these Secondary 3 Student Councilors to come on stage to put the
Student Council blazers on for their child.

[R7 invites parents back to their seats when they have put on the blazers for their child. Ashwini and
Roth to invite the parents of P and VP designates to backstage.]

Lets give the Secondary 3 Students Councilors a big hand.

[Secondary 3 SCs move to back of stage, in-front of Secondary 2 SCs.]

Fatullah: I would now invite Mr. Teoh, our Principal, to come on-stage to give out the letter of
appointments to our Vice President-designates. [Liana escorts Mr. Teoh on stage]

I would like to invite their parents to come to the front of the stage to help their child put on her blazer.

[Ashwini and Roth invite parents to go to the front of the stage, arranging them in the right order.]

Ladies and Gentlemen, the new Vice Presidents:


1. Charmaine Ng Sum May
2. Faye Tan Yong Heng
3. Jesslyn Trixie Ogmund

[Each VP goes on stage, first to be dressed by their parents, and then proceed to get their certificate of
appointment from Mr. Teoh. After taking the certificates, the new VP moves a step back. Once all VPs
received their certificates of appointments, they have a photograph together with their parents and Mr.
Teoh. After photograph, Roth invites parents back to seat. VPs move back to stage and stand in front of
the Sec 3 Student Councilors. Liana advices Mr. Teoh to remain on-stage]
Eloise: Ladies and Gentlemen, may I now present you the new President of the 7 Student Council,
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Nurul Diyanah Bte Anbar.

[Diyanah goes on-stage. Ashwini invites Diyanahs parents to the front of the stage to put on the blazer
for her. Diyanah receives certificate of appointment from Mr. Teoh. Diyanah will have a photograph
with her parents and Mr. Teoh. Liana invites Mr. Teoh back to his seat. Ashwini invites Diyanahs
parents to their seats. Diyanah moves to the podium to deliver her Presidential Acceptance speech.

[After speech, Diyanah will lead the Student Councilors in the Student Council pledge. After pledge, all
Student Councilor will move to the back of stage. Curtain closes]

Fatullah: Ladies and Gentlemen, the 7 Student Council would now present the song, You Raise Me
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Up by Josh Groban. This is a song dedicated to all our parents, teachers and seniors who have helped
us and will continue to help us in our growth and development as leaders. We hope you would enjoy
the song and find inspiration in it.

[Curtain opens. All Student Councilors are in-position. Song sung. Student Councilors remain on
stage.]

Eloise: We have now come to the end of the ceremony. We would like to thank you for spending your
time with us this afternoon. We would now invite our parents and guests to proceed downstairs for
refreshments. Peer Support Leaders, please guide our guests to the reception area.

Fatullah: CDians, please remain seated in your seats until the guests and parents have left the hall.
Your form teacher will dismiss you accordingly. Thank you.

[AVA plays music. PSLs lead GOH, parents and guests to the foyer for refreshments. All students
remain seated until the GOH, parents and guests have left the hall. Form teachers will dismiss the
class.]