On 3 and 4 March 2018, 44 students from SJIIM participated in this year’s regional round of the
World Scholar’s Cup. Competing against 39 schools and over 500 students from across Malaysia,
students from SJIIM performed to the highest standard and took home the top individual prizes
at both Junior and Senior level. Mae Chew from Year 10, was the overall Champion in the Junior
Division whilst Ying Xuan Chong from Year 12, was the overall Champion in the Senior Division.
In addition to this, Yip Ren-Wei, Mae Chew and Emily Ng (all from Year 10), were the overall
Champions at Junior Division as well as winning the trophy for best debaters in the Junior
Division and coming runner up in the team writing category. The first place award in the team
writing category also went to a team from SJIIM, featuring Kyra Chellam, Zen Ng and Sandra Ong
of Year 8.
Other outstanding results were:
1st place individual writing champion at Junior Division – Kyra Chellam
Karina Iqbal, Michelle Wong, Chalu Jugo – 4th place overall debate team at Senior
5th place individual writing champion at Senior Division – Chalu Jugo
3rd place overall team at Senior Division – Rachel Ong, Kelyn Lee, Ying Xuan Chong
All of the teams from SJIIM qualified for the Global Round.