“It is with great joy to see our students achieving in the various fields of sciences. I am overjoyed with our students’ success. They have achieved so much at such a young age and with their growth mindset and grit, they are bound to achieve more,” says Teacher Sheryl Manalo, Southville Grade School Deputy Principal in the recent wins of several Grade School Students in the Hong Kong International Science Olympiad (HKISO). Close to 500 students from all over the world joined the HKISO where they competed in various categories in Physics, Biology, Chemistry, & Integrated Sciences.
Ten young monarchs of SISC, from grades 2 to grade 5, have received awards for joining the heat round. The winners of the Gold Award for being in the top 8% of their level are Archon Connor Sky Dolor & Jenica Beatrice Roque from Grade 3 – Courtesy.
The winners that bagged the silver award for placing in the next 16% are Gabriel Dino (Grade 2 – FThe winners that bagged the silver award for placing in the next 16% are: Gabriel Dino (Grade 2 – Franklin), Nikolai Isaac Eusebio (Grade 4 – Charity), and Akita Julia Beredo (Grade 5 – Loyalty).
The bronze awardees that finished in the next 24% are: Audrey Maeve Javier & Julian Marius Hermanos For the bronze awardees that finished in the next 24% are: Audrey Maeve Javier & Julian Marius Hermanos (Grade 2 – Franklin), Mason Perez, Marcus Emmanuel Sybingco, Anya Vyas (Grade 4 – Charity), and Raeesah Dimakuta (Grade 5).
Meanwhile, the participation award for the competition joined by teams from Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam are Yuki Togawa (Grade 3 – Peace) and Subin Cho (Grade 4 – Hope).
Through achievements in the Science Olympiad, they have been able to show their commitment to Through achievements in the Science Olympiad, they have been able to show their commitment to achieving as young student learners in the field of Science. This learning experience of working with others from different regions will continue and contribute to their knowledge and their everyday practices as a young monarch who aims to make a difference.
Hong Kong International Science Olympiad aids in molding the minds and enriching the knowledge of these young student learners. It provides an avenue to challenge not only their knowledge of the various fields of science but also their communication and leadership skills.