The Global round of the World Scholar’s cup held in Bangkok Thailand played host from the 26th to 30th July 2016 to our students who had merited for the much acclaimed International competition.
The competition majorly features collaborative writing, Individual writing, Scholars bowl and team debate on topical issues and this year’s theme was ‘An Imperfect World’. The competition begins at the per-qualification stage at the regional round.
Our able Team of students participated in style, registering resounding victory! A total of Six medals were tagged to their names and titles in the following categories: Two Gold medals in Best School writing and Best in Individual writing. Three Silver medals and one other Individual Silver medal. Up to 3500 students from 50 countries participated in this year’s edition of the world scholar’s cup.
After the hard work and success it was time to let adventure take centre stage! Starting with a revitalizing speed boat ride on river Chaopraya that cuts right in the middle of Bangkok city, the team reached their destination- The Budha Temple. An amazing rich history was given to our students proceeding to the King’s Palace. It was rare special moment that our students had taking pictures in the Gold aesthetic palace!
A visit to the safari world gave our students a rare wild opportunity to see in close range some of the treasures of the wild including Giraffes, Tigers, bird watching and amazing shows like the Dolphin shows, Sea Lion show, The Elephant show, and Spy war show.
A shopping spree then followed on the last day as nostalgia and excitement was edging in. The final crowning was their final dinner before departure! The tables were set at the 77th floor of Baiyoke Tower that is 304 Metres high. Indeed dinner high in the sky. Then followed a breath taking view of Bangkok for the rooftop-84th floor of the tower. ‘This is such a phenomenon experience, I can see France from here!, Said Emmanuel Trier a participant from year ten. With fond memories in their hearts the team left for the airport with renewed optimism of the next edition of the Global round of the World Scholar’s Cup!