‘THE WORLD SCHOLAR’S CUP 2016’ with the theme An Imperfect World gave a great experience for the young dynamic students of Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai to be a part of this prestigious event. 24 students participated in the regional (Chennai) round held on April 2nd and 3rd at American International School, Taramani. Out of 24 participants, 21 students have embarked on the journey for the Global Round 2016 to be held in Bangkok in the month of June.
‘THE WORLD SCHOLAR’S CUP’ is an Inclusive, Encouraging, Interdisciplinary, Discussion-based, Forward-looking, Team-oriented, Whimsical International team academic program with students participating from over 40 countries. Over the years The World Scholar’s Cup has provided students an opportunity to compete at an International platform and showcase their skills and ability to excel at debating, quizzing-that involves a quiz show and a multiple choice test of knowledge across six subjects – Literature, Science, Social Studies, Arts, Special Areas and History along with collaborative essay writing. This would be the second year for Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai to be a part of this grand event.
“This was a great opportunity to groom the students and provide them with the exposure to showcase them on an international platform. This great learning experience which thereby helped to build a higher self-esteem and greater self-knowledge in the students was a step towards the next level, igniting in students and spectators, a whole new fervour for learning, research and communication skills. The enthusiasm displayed by each participant from various schools was indeed a joy to behold.
The World Scholar’s Cup – its magnitude has grown and so has its popularity amongst young speakers. The students never looked once out of their depth and competed admirably getting their rewards on the final day. Only the scholars can really know what emotions they went through receiving their medals at the end of this difficult, challenging but thoroughly enjoyable roller coaster journey”.
Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai
The students had a lot of fun with experiential leaning and of course winning laurels for the school in most of the events in spite of the tough competition faced by them. They went through four rounds of Team Debate, Collaborative Writing, Scholars Challenge, Scholars Bowl and Scholar’s Show. 90 medals in different categories: Two medals for best team. Sarah Sabu of class 9 was awarded as the Best Debater.
RESULT: (Students selected for the Global Round)
From Standard VIII – Anish Hatua, Aryan Sharma
From Standard IX – Ranjan T.S.B, Annu Sharma, Monisha Fathima. M, Chanakya. K, Sarah Sabu, Pranav Prabhakar, Sanjuktha Roy, Vipasha Nair, Shrevesh.S, Smrithi Mishra, Tharika Sai, Pramikha Kannan, Anwesha Dutta
From Standard X – Chidambaram. V.K
From Standard XI – Mitali Kargwal, Prachi Daga, Ishika Srivastava, Rahul Kumar, Naveen Varma
So Bangkok here they come the students of Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai, India. Way to go!!!