Sarawak Secondary Schools to Compete for 2nd IQuiz Sarawak Regional Championship

KUCHING:- IQuiz Sarawak Regional Championship, another signature collaboration project of both Rotary Club of Kuching Central and Rotary Club of Bandar Sunway will be held at TheRanyai Ballroom, Level 4, The Waterfront Hotel, Kuching on 13th August 2016. According to Clarence Yong, the President of Rotary Club of Kuching Central, 97 teams from secondary schools all over Sarawak have taken up the challenge and registered for this annual event that is set to test which is the brightest team of students from Sarawak.

Now on its second year, the IQuiz is a competition that tests teams which each comprise of three members on questions of general knowledge, maths, science, and linguistic skills. However, in order to compete in this competition, the members must first be Interactors, which are students aged 13 to 18 that are members of a school based Interact Club, sponsored by a Rotary Club. Each school can send as many teams as they like.

The winner of the IQuiz Sarawak Regional Championship will receive the Sarawak Challenge trophy, and individual medals. In addition, they willreceive air tickets and accommodation to represent Sarawak and compete in the National Level IQuiz for the 9th Challenge Trophy at Sunway University on 3rd September 2016. The 1st runner up and 2nd runner up will each receive trophies and individual medals.

The Champions of the National Level IQuiz will receive three full scholarships or a total of RM 70,200.00 (whichever is lower) for the three members to enterprogrammes at their choice of Sunway University, Sunway College KL, Sunway College Ipoh or SunwayCollege JohorBahru(subject to meeting entry requirements). The National 1st runner up and 2nd runner ups will receive a total of RM 36,000.00 and RM 30,000.00 in scholarships for the three members respectively.

“Last year,‘The Destroyers’team from Lodge International School won the Sarawak Regional Championship. They also did very well at the National Level IQuiz, and came in 5th,”disclosed Dr Willie Lau, Organizing Chairman for the IQUIZ Sarawak Regional Championship. The event will be officiated by the Assistant Governor of Group 15, Rotary District 3310, LesliePhuan.For further information, kindly contact the organizers at iquizsarawak2016@gmail.com or refer to the club website at www.kuchingcentralrotary.org.

 



 

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