Last year, a student from IPEKA Christian School won as a silver medalist in China Western Mathematics Olympiad. This year, two IPEKA students also achieved in the same event, securing two silver medals among 130 contestants from many countries, giving the accomplishment for Indonesia.
The students are Nicholas Susanto Tjandra of IPEKA Puri, and Erlang Wiratama Surya of IPEKA Integrated Christian School.
This yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s China Western Mathematics Olympiad (CWMO) was held on last 15 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 20 August 2013 in Lanzhou, Gansu province Ã¢â‚¬â€œ China, where approximately 130 international students attended this competition.
Indonesia sent its delegation consisted of four students that successfully obtained four medalsÃ¢â‚¬â€three silvers and and a bronze medal.
The event itself is a mathematical competition organized by China Mathematical Olympic Committee, meant to improve the quality of educationÃ¢â‚¬â€¢especially in mathematicsÃ¢â‚¬â€¢and to enhance the interest of middle school students in learning and loving that subject in Western China. As the event develops, the event has grown into an international competition that is followed by many countries each year.