One of the passengers on board the missing AirAsia plane QZ8501 was a scholarship holder, formerly from Anglo-Chinese school (Independent).
According to Shin Min Daily News, 17-year-old junior college student Nico Giovanni was believed to be travelling to Singapore from Surabaya with his family.
It is not known where the 17-year-old is presently studying but the school's teaching staff has been notified of the news by Giovanni's schoolmate.
They are reportedly shocked and are hoping for the best for the student.
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