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[News Article] Never too young to serve the public
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Adopt-a-Station scheme lets kids serve the public
From: Straits Times
By: Adrian Lim
Date: 04/02/16

Commuters tapping in at the fare gates at the Toa Payoh MRT station in April and September last year may have been wished a good afternoon by an 11-year-old.

They may have met Pei Chun Public School's Camille Yeo, one of the SMRT's youngest service ambassadors, at the station.

Camille, along with more than 30 Primary 5 prefects from the nearby school, helped commuters with directions, lent a hand at the ticketing machines and ensured that the elderly and disabled were given priority to use the lifts. Their work came under the SMRT's Adopt-a-Station initiative, in which children can serve the community near their schools and learn how to be gracious commuters themselves.

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