By: Sunrise Huang and Shih Hsiu-chuan
Taipei, Sept. 29 (CNA) Three Taiwanese students have won the world championship at the 2018 International Schools’ Software Competition (ISSC) held Sept. 27-29 in Brisbane, Australia, New Taipei Municipal Banqiao Senior High School announced in a statement Saturday.
Tsai Min-yen (蔡旻諺) and Lin Pai-wei (林〈木百〉瑋) of Banqiao Senior High School, and Kaohsiung Senior High School’s Cheng Tien-chun (鄭天鈞) won the national championship of a software competition as a group in August and represented Taiwan at the ISSC.
The trio are all in their third year of senior high and had received training since August in preparation for the annual competition, which is aimed at fostering the development of computer competence among young people in the region, according to the statement. [FULL STORY]