2009 Outstanding Alumnus – Cai Dian-Mo (Principle of National Taitung University)
Cai Dian-Mo was born in a farming family and raised by his illiterate but loving parents. As a child, he needed to toil in the farm and help with farming, thus he didn’t have the time and energy to study. By chance, he entered the newly established Xingwu High School. Having been enlightened by wonderful teachers in junior and senior high schools, he aspired to be a professor. Cai graduated from the Department of Education in 1973 and became the principle of National Taitung University as well as the president of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children.