BIS shine at World Scholar’s Cup, advance to Tournament of Champions
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
Bhavans-Bahrain Indian School’s team of intellectuals have made their way to 2023 World Scholar’s Cup Tournament of Champions at Yale university.
The students exhibited stupendous performance at World Scholar’s Cup Global Round competition 2023. The World Scholar’s Cup (WSC) is an international academic competition that attracts thousands of students from many countries around the world.
The weeklong “Doha Global Round 2023” was attended by a staggering number of 1800 students, 156 schools across the globe from 30 countries. Five teams comprising three junior and two senior teams headed for the Global round; and bagged numerous accolades.
The teams won prizes in various categories with their teamwork, linguistic abilities, mental agility and promptness. The students also displayed their musical and kinesthetic intelligence through Indian classical dance performances etc.
The 15 delegates of BIS dominated the event and made their mark amongst the 850 teams. All the teams of BIS excelled in Team Debates. Pritha Singh of Grade IX bagged second place in Debate Champions and thirteenth place in Champion scholars.
Pahal Mehta of Grade IX secured third position in Debate Champions. Bavya, Pritha Singh and Sarah Ann Roy bagged eighth position in Team Debates. The competitions tested the students’ skills and knowledge on art and music, literature and media, history, social science, and science and technology.
The events ranged from the Scholar Challenge and Scholar Bowl to Collaborative Writing and Team Debate. All the five teams of The Bahrain Indian School, have advanced to the International Championship Tournament at Yale University, USA.
“The captivating victory at the Global Round has definitely compelled and motivated other students of the school”, Himanshu Verma said while congratulating the winners for achieving great feat.
“We wish our young delegates good luck for being chosen as one of the best to represent the TOC in Yale, November 2023”, said Ritu Verma, Director.
“The scholars of BIS will continue to work hard and learn, both within and outside of our curriculum. Their outstanding performance has made us and the parents very proud. We applaud their commitment and brilliance,” Principal Saji Jacob said.