SIS News Archive
Shekou International School sent eight teams of three students to participate in the Regional Round of Worlds Scholars Cup. The students participated in several events such as knowledge bowl, collaborative writing and debate. The Regionals represented the entire South China area, over 20 schools and 300 students, and SIS was the most awarded school.
SIS Senior teams were awarded:
- Debate Team (Anna Duan, Yoojing Chung & Frank Lee) - 1st Place
- Debate Team (Jaro Van Diepen, Samuel Ricci & Sangwon Park) - 2nd Place
- Team Writing & Knowledge Bowl (Rick Choi, Shweeta Surendiran & Oliver Lee Wittig) - 3rd Place
- Each SIS participant finished individually as a top 20 debater.
SIS Junior teams were awarded:
- Debate Team (Leo Chau, Iris Lee & Kevin Cha) - 3rd place
- Champion debater (William Li) - 1st Place
- Champions in subject knowledge were Chris Lu for Social Studies & Arts, Leo Chau for Science
- Notable individual debaters were: Oceane Sordet, 6th Place & Chris Lu 8th place
SIS will participate next in the Global Round competition in Bangkok (June 26-30).
- William Yung, MS/HS Librarian & Debate Coach