Hwa Chong Students Improve on 2014 Performance in 18th National Olympiad in Informatics14 Aug 2015
Two teams of students represented Hwa Chong in the National Olympiad in Informatics (NOI), held on 7 March 2015 at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore. The teams achieved a total of 3 Gold, 3 Silver and 4 Bronze medals, significantly improving on their 2014 performance.
The NOI is modelled after the International Olympiad for Informatics (IOI) and emphasizes creativity in problem solving, as well as programming skill and expertise in computer science. The wider goal is to spur interest and create awareness amongst students on the finer points of programming, ultimately seeking to equip students with knowledge beyond that of a mere IT application user, in line with the nation’s goals of creating an IT-savvy nation.
The High School team which obtained 1 Gold, 2 Silver, and 2 Bronze medals comprised:
|Gui Ming Jiang||3S1||Silver|
|Ho Yu Xang Damian||3I1||Silver|
|Cai Kai Ann||4A1||Bronze|
|Silas Yeo Shuen Yun||3S1||Bronze|
|Teacher-in-Charge: Mr Koh Kim Tian|
Yuhao was also awarded the Outstanding Secondary School Contestant Award.
The College team which won 2 Gold, 1 Silver, and 1 Bronze medals comprised:
|Ho Jie Feng||15S7D||Gold|
|Zeng Fan Pu||14S6G||Silver|
|Chew Wen Jie Jeremy||14S6A||Bronze|
|Teacher-in-Charge: Ms Goh Keng Wah|
Jie Feng was placed 3rd overall in the competition, and Hwa Chong also obtained the top Junior College award.
Congratulations to all winners and participants, and their teachers for their excellent achievement.Learn more about General News at HCI
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