DEFENDING WORLD CHAMPIONS Cempaka Schools Malaysia participated again in this years highly exciting World Education Games 2015. The three-day marathon saw Cempaka students from all the three campuses compete with students from around the world during the World Literacy Day, World Mathematics Day and World Science Day.
As of this writing, there are two Cempaka students who were confirmed as overall topnotchers in their respective categories: Leong Zhi Yen (K Level) of Cempaka Cheras and Sydny Lum Shen (Year 6) of Cempaka International School Damansara Heights. Along with a parent, they will be flown on all-expense paid trip to Sydney, Australia to receive their prizes.
The World Education Games is the flagship educational competition event conducted by 3PLearning, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Microsoft . It is now the largest event of its kind in the world. This year, there’s over 6 million students registered in over 200 countries and territories.
‘Did you feel the pressure as defending champions of World Education Games?’
‘Yes, definitely. As defending champions, it’s a daunting title to live up to, but a challenging and definitely achievable one. With our competitors all around the globe growing much more formidable, it pushes us to ‘play’ harder and live up to our name,’ answers Nimeesha Chan Zhe Wey of Cempaka International School Cheras.
Along with Natasha Wong of Cempaka International School Damansara Heights, both were chosen as WEG Ambassadors for Asia.
Cempaka International School Damansara Heights, Cempaka Cheras, Cempaka International School Cheras, and Cempaka International Ladies’ College are all competing and representing Malaysia in the World Education Games from 13-15 October 2015.