The J M Fraser Awards Presentation Ceremony was held at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music on 27th May 2017. Close to 400 BB Officers, Boys, Principals, teachers and church volunteers came together for a time of celebration of their hard work over the past year.
The guest-of-honour Mr Amrin Amin, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health arrived with the accompaniment of invigorating bagpipes melody. After the colours march in, the audience was treated to a delightful Kulingtang performance by Boys from the 16J Singapore Company which achieved the Niche Award for Performing Arts Excellence in 2013.
A total of 101 Companies were awarded the J M Fraser Award for Excellence this year in recognition of their commitment to excellence in the delivery of BB programmes as well as their ability to engage parents and other key stakeholders.
The Best Juniors Company was awarded to the 33J Singapore Company, while the Best Seniors Company was awarded to the 2nd Singapore Company.
The Niche Award for Family Involvement Excellence was awarded to 33J and the 19th Singapore Company to commend their efforts in introducing innovative and meaningful activities involving parents and family.