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Hwa Chong Students Maintain Outstanding Performance at the 2017 Science Olympiads

15 Jan 2018
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In the 29th Singapore Chemistry Olympiad, Hwa Chong students obtained a total of 4 Gold, 9 Silver and 6 Bronze medals, making HCI the best performing junior college in the nation.

Four Hwa Chong students have also been invited to participate in the first phase of training for the 50th International Chemistry Olympiad 2018.

Gold Medallists:
Eiw Tse Gao Flanders (17S7B)
Ng Song Peng, Matthew (17S7D)
Sun Jiachen (17S7J)
Wang Zian (17S7D)

Silver Medallists:
Huang Tianjie (17S7B)
Ian Fong Hung Yan (17S7F)
Jorshall Law Jin Hao (17S7D)
Mao Ziming (17S7B)
Tang Zhaozhou (17S7B)
Wang Boyan (17S7B)
Wang Wenxi (17S7D)
Yap Kang Zheng (17S7B)
Zhang Shukai (17S7F)

Bronze Medallists:
Gu Bo (17S7J)
Liauw Yong Tong, Claudia (17S7B)
Moo Jun Wei (17S66)
Tam Keng Hong (17S7F)
Yang Han (17S7F)
Zhou Ya Nan (17S6K)

The team would like to thank their teacher mentors Mr Sam Lee (Senior Teacher/ Chemistry), Mr Wee Chorng Shin (Senior Teacher/ Chemistry), Mr Lee Gah Hung (Lecturer/ Chemistry), Dr Tan Yong Leng Kelvin (EC/Research), Mr Teo Kay Liang, Alan (Lecturer/Chemistry) and Ms Hong Yi Shuen (Lecturer/Chemistry)  as well as our alumni Chuah Wei Bin (12S7D), Jonathan Yong Ren Jie (12S7B), Tan Wei Yang (13S7B), Lim Song Jie, Bram (14S7B), Lee Heng You, Nicholas (14S7J) and Zhang Zhiyuan (16S7B) for their invaluable guidance.

In the Singapore Biology Olympiad (SBO), Hwa Chong students put forth their best showing in 3 years, obtaining a total of 2 Gold, 3 Silver, 3 Bronze medals and 1 Honourable Mention (HM).

Two Hwa Chongians were invited to participate in national training for the selection round of the International Biology Olympiad 2018)

Gold Medallists:
Isaac Tan Zhe Han (17S7D)
Ng Wei Jun Justin (17S7D)

Silver Medallists:
Chan Xu Rui, Isaac (17S7G)
Wang Boyan (17S7D)
Wang Zian (17S7D)

Bronze Medallists:
Ng De Rong, Tony (17S7D)
Reuben Tan ((17S7C)
Zhang Shijie (17S72)

Honourable Mention:
Ryan Tan Wei Jie (17S7D) (Certificate of Merit)

The team would like to thank their teacher mentors Mrs Tay-Choo Lay Kheng, Cindy (Senior Teacher/ Biology) (I/C ), Mrs Foo-Lam Woon Keat (Director/Studies), Ms Ong Lay Hua (Senior Consultant/Biology), Mdm Daphne Tay (Education Consultant/ Biology),  Mdm Lim-Kng Yin Ling Irene (Lecturer/Biology), Mr Heng Kiang Justin (Lecturer/Biology) for having trained and guided the students.

In the Singapore Physics Olympiad (SPO), Hwa Chong students obtained a total of 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 6 Bronze medals, and 2 Honourable Mention (HM).

Gold Medallist:
Tran Nguyen Manh Thien (17S7B)

Silver Medallists:
Guo Yulong (17S7B)
Zhang Yanjun (17S7B)
Wong Jun Hui, Ryan (17S7B)

Bronze Medallists:
Mao Ziming (17S7B)
Silas Yeo Shuen Yu (17S7B)
Tang Zhaozhou (17S7B)
Chang Hexiang (17S7F)
Yang Han (17S7F)
Zhang Shukai (17S7F)

Honourable Mention:
Andrew Ke Yanzhe (17S7B)
Chen JiaKai (4S1 in 2017) (Invited to participate in the Olympiad due to his stellar performance (Gold, Main category) in the Singapore Junior Physics Olympiad)

5 students have been invited to participate in the national training for selection to represent Singapore at the International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) and Asian Physics Olympiad (AphO). They are:

Guo Yulong (17S7B)
Silas Yeo Shuen Yu (17S7B)
Zhang Yanjun (17S7B)
Chang Hexiang (17S7F)
Wong Jun Hui, Ryan (17S7F)

The team would like to thank their teacher mentors Mr Lau Soo Yen (Lecturer/ Physics) (Physics Olympiad Training Co-ordinator), Mr Kwek Wei Hong (Lecturer/Physics), Mr Lee Lih Juin (Lecturer/ Physics) and external trainer Dr Kenneth Hong for their effort in training and guiding the students.

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