48 students from HELP International School Qualify for the World Scholar’s Cup Tournament of Champions at Yale University

September 13, 2017

In June, 48 students, a total of 16 teams, comprising three scholars per team (11 junior teams and 5 senior teams) from HELP International School (HIS) joined over 3,600 others from around the world in Hanoi, Vietnam at the World Scholar’s Cup Global Round (Asia), for a week of exhilarating and competitive team debates, collaborative writing, and the Scholar’s Bowl. All 16 teams have emerged within the top 30% and earned themselves a place to compete in  the Tournament of Champions to be held at Yale University, USA, in November 2017!

19424339_1820564094636658_6498265161378968486_nHIS World Scholar’s Cup teams keeping the school and country flags flying high in Hanoi 2017 Global Round

These 48 students from HIS have worked hard by submitting essays on a weekly basis, working on debates every Wednesdays and studying all six subjects – Science and Technology, Literature, Arts and Music, History, Social Studies and Special Area (Urban Myth). Their efforts, diligence and hard work have paid off, hence we wish them all the best in Yale!

IMG_0783HIS students with their medals and the official WSC mascot, the alpaca.

 

 About HELP Education Group and HELP International School

The HELP Education Group recently celebrated its 30th anniversary and has been one of the leading education groups in Malaysia, with over 12,000 students enrolled in its various institutions including HELP University, HELP Academy, HELP College of Arts and Technology and HELP International School. HELP International School, located in Subang Bestari, was established in 2014, and has since become one of the fastest growing international schools in Malaysian history with over 1,300 students enrolled. As a school renowned for its educational quality having achieved a 5-star rating from the Ministry of Education in just its second year of operation, it is now also recognised as an Apple Distinguished School and a Common Sense Certified School for Digital Citizenship.

World Scholar’s Cup:

The World Scholar’s Cup, now in its 10th year, offers students from all over the world an opportunity to work with friends and strangers to challenge themselves in areas of debate, writing, challenge (answering multiple choice questions) and bowl (working together to solve analytic questions and multimedia challenges). The challenge and writing are the only areas where they compete individually whereas the debate and bowl rely heavily on teamwork. In all, the World Scholar’s Cup is a true celebration in learning!