Myanmar students secure second prize in SEAMEO Singapore Student Challenge

Representing Myanmar in the SEAMEO Singapore Student Challenge (SSSC-2023), students from No 1 Basic Education High School in Dagon Township achieved remarkable success by winning the second prize among the 10 participating ASEAN countries. The competition, organized by SEAMEO members in collaboration with the Ministry of Education of Singapore and the Singapore Department of Science, showcased the outstanding abilities of these talented students.
The triumphant students returned to Yangon yesterday afternoon and were warmly received by officials from No 1 High School (Dagon) and their family members at Yangon International Airport, celebrating their remarkable achievement.
The students from No 1 Basic Education High School in Dagon Township were carefully selected for the competition. Chosen from among the exceptional students aged 13-15, who demonstrated excellence in both English and other subjects, they were among the ten remarkable schools representing Basic High Schools and Middle Schools from various states and regions. Led by their supervisor Daw Aye Mya Thida, a high school teacher, the team consisted of Maung Shin Thant Kyaw, Maung Phyo Zane Aung, Maung Bhone Myat Zaw, Ma May Thanzin Htet, and Ma Eain Thu Thu Khin.
Daw Aye Mya Thida, the team supervisor, shared, “We participated in the SEAMEO Singapore Student Challenge held in July 2023. Prior to the competition, we attended a five-day online workshop. The students from Dagon No 1 High School were selected from among the schools across the regions and states. When we competed with students from the ten ASEAN countries in Singapore, we proudly secured the second prize in the SSSC SEAMEO 2023.”
The SEAMEO Singapore Student Challenge (SSSC-2023) took place in Singapore from 5 to 6 July. In the Project Presentation section, focusing on the theme of “Good Health and Well-Being Practices in School Environment,” the Myanmar students claimed the second prize. Indonesia was awarded the first prize, while the third prize went to the Philippines. — MNA/MKKS

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