Dayang Elmeeza Bazillah binti Muhammad Yasrinal Eddy Abdullah of Maktab Sains Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan is crowned as the SEAMEO Science Ambassador in the 1st SEAMEO Science Olympiad (SEASO) 2019.
Dayang Elmeeza Bazillah binti Muhammad Yasrinal Eddy Abdullah receiving the award
Competing against 129 participants from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, Dayang Elmeeza Bazillah topped Level 1 Individual Category with the highest accumulated point by answering 100 questions (a mix of multiple choice questions and subjective questions). Each question was shown via projector for 30 seconds where participants were to answer immediately upon seeing the question.
Dayang Elmeeza Bazillah received a medal, trophy, certificate and cash money of RM200.
The SEAMEO Science Olympiad (SEASO) 2019 is a unique platform of inspiration and scientific knowledge stimulation of future scientists and science academicians all over Southeast Asia and beyond. It aims to stimulate scientific thinking and knowledge exploration amongst students in secondary school levels by applying knowledge into real-life technological problem-solving skills to address multiple issues including sustainable development.
The 1st SEASO 2019, held in Penang, Malaysia from 5th to 8th March 2019, was participated by 30 teams with the Philippines team emerged as the overall champion, followed by Malaysia Team as 1st runner up dan Thailand team as 2nd runner up.
Brunei Darussalam was represented by 4 students namely Dayang Elmeeza Bazillah binti Muhammad Yasrinal Eddy Abdullah (Maktab Sains Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan), Dayang Radin Hannah Bazilah binti Radin Shafiee (Maktab Sains Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan), Awang Mohammad Amin bin Haji Mohammad Jazmi (Sekolah Menengah Sayyidina 'Othman) and Dayang Nur Syirin binti Sukarvena (Sekolah Menengah Sayyidina 'Othman) and accompanied by a chaperone, Dayang Hajah Noormah Hayati binti Haji Mohd Noor (Sekolah Menengah Pengiran Anak Puteri Hajah Masna) and a head of delegate, Dayang Hajah Normimah binti Haji Abu Bakar (School Extra Curricular Activities Unit, Department of Schools).
Dayang Elmeeza Bazillah binti Muhammad Yasrinal Eddy Abdullah dari Maktab Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan dinobatkan sebagai SEAMEO Science Ambassador in the 1st SEAMEO Science Olympiad (SEASO) 2019.
Dayang Elmeeza Bazillah telah bersaing dengan 129 peserta dari Negara Brunei Darussalam, Kemboja, Malaysia, Singapura, Filipina, Thailand dan Vietnam, dan mendahului Tahap 1 Kategori Individu dengan kumpulan mata yang tertinggi dengan menjawab 100 soalan (gabungan pelbagai pilihan soalan dan soalan subjektif). Setiap soalan dipaparkan melalui projektor selama 30 saat di mana para peserta akan menjawab dengan segera setelah melihat soalan tersebut.
Dayang Elmeeza Bazillah menerima pingat, piala, sijil dan wang tunai sebanyak RM200.