DPS International Gurgaon recently hosted the World Scholar’s Cup (WSC) from April 15-17 which witnessed participation from close to 800 students from over 20 schools in Delhi-NCR. The WSC is an academic competition that challenges students’ knowledge, wit, and debating skills. It covers a wide range of topics, from history to science, economics to literature, and inspires students to think critically, creatively, and collaboratively.
This year’s theme was ‘Reconstructing the Past’. On the first day of the event, juniors participated in the Team Debate, Collaborative Writing, and Scholars Challenge. The second day featured the highly competitive Scholars Bowl, the Debate Showcase, and Scholars Show. The award distribution at the closing ceremony concluded the event.
The school is proud to have hosted the event and congratulates all the winners of the various categories. The qualified teams will progress to the Global Rounds and the Tournament of Champions at Yale. WSC celebrates learning and motivates students of all backgrounds and nationalities to discover new strengths and practise new skills.
“It was a pleasure to witness the enthusiasm and passion displayed by the young scholars who participated in the event. The competition was a perfect opportunity for them to showcase their intellectual abilities and engage in critical thinking and collaboration. We are proud of the students who represented our school and congratulate all the winners of the various categories. We wish the qualified teams best of luck as they progress to the Global Rounds and the Tournament of Champions at Yale. DPS International Gurgaon remains committed to providing such platforms to our students to help them excel and become global leaders,” says Rima Singh, Head of School, DPS International.
Manicka Kumar from DPS International Gurgaon stood first in the Writing Champions category. The Champion Scholar in the seniors category was Shashwat Joglekar from DPS International Gurgaon, while the Team Champion trophy was won by Anaisa Arora, Sayesha Poddar, and Ankkhel Kharbanda from Modern School Vasant Vihar.
Delhi Public School International is an IB continuum school that aims to provide student-centred learning through the IB programmes that are united by the IB philosophy and approaches to learning and teaching. To learn more, visit http://dpsiedge.edu.in/
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