Chance to Expand Horizons
What: Winning or losing is secondary for this group of young engineers from Madrasah Wak Tanjong Al-Islamiah (pictured, from left) Nur Izzati Kamisan, 16-years-old; Zahratur Rafiqah Md Sandisi, 15-years-old, and Musa Ahmad, 15-years-old.
Why: Nevertheless, the group Purple Hawk managed to bag the gold award in the Best Flight Theory category.
Their glider model also advance to the final stage of the Singapore Amazing Flying Machine Competition organised by DSO National Laboratories and Science Centre Singapore.
More: Apart from gaining experience from the trainers and competitors from other schools, these students also felt inspired to learn science more in depth in school.
“We hope there are more opportunities like this for madrasah students to challenge their minds,” said Naufal.