Date posted: April 21, 2005
HAYRI GUL, MUSTAFA GUN
Turkish Schools have signed their names to a huge success by winning five medals in the 3rd International Info Matrix Computer Project Competition organized in Romania.
Six schools from various cities in Turkey took part in the international project competition “Info Matrix 2005” organized by the Lumina Education Institutions. Turkish schools won 3 silver, 2 bronze medals and one honorable mention in the competition. Students from the Yalova Yucebilgili Education Private Primary School, the Sevgi Cicegi Anafen Science Private High School of Istanbul and Kahramankent Private High School of Kahramanmaras won silver medals and students from the Gulten Nakipoglu Private College of Istanbul and Yalova Yucebilgili Education Private Primary School shared the bronze medals. The project from the Adapazarý Isýk High School received an honorable mention.
The competition is organized by the Lumina Education Institutions, which was founded by Turkish businessmen. The Romanian Ministry of Education, Ministry of Technology and Microsoft supported the competition. The sessions in which 171 projects from 41 countries participated were held on April 15-17. On the first two days, several students found the opportunity to exhibit their projects. On the last day of the competition members of the jury, who are specialists in their own fields from Romania’s distinguished universities, closely evaluated the projects.
Source: Today’s Zaman, 20 April, 2005