Hats off to Eddy Chow Mun Tik (above) of Upper Six for bringing glory and fame to our alma mater. He was awarded a gold medal for the highest score among all the participants in the whole of Malaysia under the Upper Six level in the prestigious International Science Competition & Assessment For Schools 2009 organised by the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Out of 198 Michaelians who sat for the test on May 12, 2009, Eddy Chow Mun Tik, Tan Wing (Form 4) and Kenneth Mano (Form 2) scored High Distinction while 18 others proudly received their distinctions. They are Lee Koy Yew and Yap Voon Chuan (U6), N. Sanjeevi and Tan Kian (F5), Teoh Jia Heng and Noel Anthony Mano (F4), Chuah Kai Jian, Wong Khai Jian and Sean William Howell (F3), Satish Varma, Brandon Chee, Kevin Mano, Goh Yong Qian(F2) and Aw Jia Hang, Edward Kwan, Saw Ray Mond, Tan Wei Shern and Loh Yap Kuen( F1).
The internationally-acclaimed test, which is conducted across Australia and 12 others countries like Singapore, Brunei and New Zealand, provides extensive independent evaluation of students' skills, knowledge and understanding in core learning area.
Report submitted by Mrs Yee Chee Yoong, Head, Science and Maths Dept.
From the editorial:
We congratulate Mrs Yee and teachers from the SMI Science department for the outstanding and shining accolade. It definitely reflects and upholds the great Michaelian ethos. Well done!