Pui Ching students won the championship in the Innovation and Continuous Development in Science Competition hosted by Imperial College London.
After entering the finals as one of the 7 strongest teams, Senior High students Mr. Wu Kuan Choi and Mr. Choi In Chong and their instructor Ms. Cheong Wai Man set out on March 25th for the final competition held in Imperial College London on March 27th.
The student contestants were well-prepared for the questions from the judges and impressed the audience with their research, clinching the championship in the competition.
The success of our students would not have been possible had it not been for the guidance of Professor Xu Guan Nan of the University of Macao and the help of Mr. Chan Ka Kong and Mr. U Ting Pong of Pui Ching Middle School. Many thanks to the teachers and professor for helping to make a dream come true.
The 39th Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition and the 2nd Beijing Youth Makers’ Exposition were held on March 24th and 25th in the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. 20 teams from 17 countries attended the competition. 3 teams consisting of 7 students from Pui Ching entered for the competition.
In the Science Creation Competition, Senior 1 students Leong Wang Chon and Kuong Sin U worked on the Organic Framework-Derived Catalyst Apparatus and Its Application in Zinc-Air Fuel Cells under the guidance of their instructor Mr. Chan Ka Kong and won the First Prize.
In the Makers’ Exposition, Senior 2 students Lao Chiu Long and Sin Ka I designed the Automatic Smart Underwater Robot under the guidance of Mr. Lao Kun Wa and won the First Prize and the Exponential Education Special Award.
Junior 3 students Lei In Hei, Sin Ka Chon and Mok Chi Kin also worked under Mr. Lao Kun Wa and they won the Second Prize and the Green Orange Future Maker’s Special Award with their Smart Ark. They were also invited to give an English speech at the Exhibition and Exchange Activities for Young Talents.
The competitions gave the student contestants the opportunity to exchange ideas with top talents in the world and learn from the best.
Students and teachers from Pui Ching attended the Macao Regional Preliminaries of the Robofest Robotics Competition held by the Robot Institute of Hong Kong. Pui Ching students came through with flying colors. Primary students Kuan Man U, Kong Si Nga, Tam Fai Ip, Leong Hou and Wong Pak Hio worked under the guidance of Mr. Un Kuok Chin and won the championship in the Creativity Category. Primary students Lou Pak Cheng, Lou Lok In, Che Hoi Cheng, and Hoi Sam Peng came in as the first runners-up in the Creativity Category. Under the guidance of Mr. Un Kuok Chin, Kuan Man U and Leong Hou came in as the second runners-up in the UMC Category. The student contestants also received art guidance from Mr. Wong Wai Cheong and Ms. Wong Wai I.
In the 38th Inter-School Singing Competition, Pui Ching won the Distinction Award (the highest award) in the Secondary School Category and the Merit Award for both Team A and B in the Primary School Category.
The 2019 National Economics Challenge China Finals was held from March 15th to 17th. Two teams from Pui Ching consisting of 8 students stood out from over 1200 economic talents from over 130 well-known schools, making Pui Ching one of the 20 schools to win the Best Organization Award.
The National Economics Challenge is the most well-known economics competition for high school students in the United States. It is hosted by the Council for Economic Education. This is the second year the NEC is held in China and the first year the Macao region participated in the competition.