Sweeping I-SWEEEP In Texas

Posted on April 22nd, 2010 at 10:56 pm by Arroisi


Indonesia welcomes International Sustainable World (Energy, Engineering, & Environment) Project Olympiad (I-SWEEEP) runner up which was held in Houston Texas, USA on April 14-19, 2010.

After a series of international achievement of the various States have been achieved, the students are now returning from Indonesia show his ability to buy up 2 silver medals, 2 bronze medals, and the 2nd Honourable Mention from the International Olympiad (I-SWEEEP).

“I hope that the runner up can maintain their position and keep on improvising to be the best and made the winning spirit as something habitual without being so arrogant,” said the Indonesian Science Project Organization (ISPO) 2010, Bambang Soedibyo, here, Thursday.

Besides, all these participants must also take full advantage of what they have achieved so far and hopefully their innovative inventions can be applicable in the national future industries, said the former Education Minister.

In the International Science Olympiad, Indonesia sent its three teams consisting of, Healtha Padmanusa and Nabila binti Ahmad Anshori from SMA BBS UNIVERSE Semarang, Central Java with their research entitled “Utilization of Compounds from Senduduk Plant (Melastoma Malabathricum) as Sensitizer In Dye sensitized Solar Cell” won the Silver Medal.

Dhora Vasminingtya Reginaning Charysma and Nila Sutra from SMAN (High School) 1 Ponorogo, East Java with their research entitled ?Husk Supplement Concret A New Alternative Concrete Which Is Strong,Light And Has A High Economical Value? who won the Bronze Medal.

And the Honorable Mention receiver Mutiah Humaira and Shinta Erdiana from KHARISMA BANGSA BBS High School from South Tanggerang, Banten who brought the study entitled “Utilization of Organic Waste being Solid Fuel (Biobriquette) and Liquid Smoke”.

The three teams was the third Indonesian delegation to the international-level science Olympiad, where the previous two years, Indonesia has sent a team to compete on the same event.

For the first year, the Indonesian team managed to get three Bronze and four Honorable Mentions, and on the second year, they managed to achieve two Gold Medals and two Silver Medals.

From the results in the Olympiad shows that to the student achievement do not need to be a genius, anyone can do it. It is the school`s capacity to recognize their student’s early interests and talents and directing for an accomplishment.

This achievement is not a sudden condition, but the result of continuous efforts made by the school, through the learning activities that put students as subjects while the school continues to encourage and facilitate students to learn and achieve. (*)

Source : Antara

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